Minnie Bagelman (April 6, 1923 – October 31, 1976) and Clara Bagelman (October 17, 1920 – November 22, 2014), best known under the stage names Merna and Claire Barry, were popular American Klezmer and jazz entertainers from the 1940s to the early 1970s.
Birth and Death Data: Born 1940, Died 1960
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1939
Roles Represented in DAHR: Vocal group
Notes: Merna and Claire Barry also performed as the Bagelman Sisters, Minnie and Clara.
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||BS-041907||10-in.||8/24/1939||A yiddish lied||Bagelman Sisters||Female vocal duet, with male vocal quartet and instrumental ensemble||Vocal group|
|Victor||BS-041908||10-in.||8/24/1939||Bist main welt||Bagelman Sisters||Female vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble||Vocal group|
|Victor||BS-041910||10-in.||8/24/1939||Tzi shpeit||Bagelman Sisters||Female vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble||Vocal group|
|Victor||BS-041911||10-in.||8/24/1939||Nor dee||Bagelman Sisters||Female vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble||Vocal group|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Barry Sisters," accessed October 25, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111006.
Barry Sisters. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 25, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111006.
"Barry Sisters." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 25 October 2020.
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