Michl Gelbart

Mikhl Gelbart (August 21, 1889 – December 20, 1962) was an American composer of Yiddish songs. He was born in Ozorkov, near Lodz, Poland. His music reflected a very American Yiddish motif, and was integral to the curricula of the Arbeter Ring (Workmen's Circle) schools and camps.

He died in New York of bone cancer.

Birth and Death Data: Born August 21st, 1889, Died December 20th, 1962

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1916 - 1924

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, arranger

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-16972 10-in. 1/6/1916 Shteinerne palatzen R. Rosovskaia Medvedieff Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-20907 10-in. 10/25/1917 Kum zu mir in chederil Naum Coster Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-20910 10-in. 10/25/1917 A brivele Naum Coster Male vocal solo, with orchestra arranger  
Victor B-21174 10-in. 12/13/1917 Shpaziren Naum Coster Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-31312 10-in. 11/11/1924 Kum zu mir in chederil Shloimele Rothstein Male vocal solo, with violin and orchestra composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Gelbart, Michl," accessed August 3, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110890.

Gelbart, Michl. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 3, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110890.

"Gelbart, Michl." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 3 August 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110890

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