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Joseph Rumshinsky

Joseph Rumshinsky (1881–1956) was a Jewish composer born near Vilna, Lithuania (then part of Russian Poland). Along with Sholom Secunda, Alexander Olshanetsky and Abraham Ellstein, he is considered one of the "big four" composers and conductors of American Yiddish theater.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1881, Died 1956

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1908 - 1941

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, leader, director, lyricist, songwriter, arranger, conductor

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 173 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-6636 10-in. 12/2/1908 Der ounig Schabes Solomon Small Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-6639 10-in. 12/2/1908 A Nasch Solomon Smulewitz Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor C-9081 12-in. 6/13/1910 Gute nacht un die tnoyim Lizzie Einhorn Abramson Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor C-9086 12-in. 6/14/1910 A brievele der bale Frances Simonoff Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-9088 10-in. 6/14/1910 Wejiten l'cho Frances Simonoff Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor C-9134 12-in. 6/24/1910 Das Yiddisches kind Solomon Small Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-13320 10-in. 5/19/1913 Elegy on the Triangle fire victims Simon Paskal Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-15985 10-in. 5/4/1915 Tzurik kein Zion Jakov M. Medvedieff Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-15986 10-in. 5/4/1915 Weh dem kind, wen a mame fehlt Jakov M. Medvedieff Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
Victor B-17137 10-in. 2/11/1916 Du bist a tate zi alle gleich Jacob Jimmalmon ; Abraham Rosenstein Male vocal duet, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
Victor B-17401 10-in. 3/30/1916 Tate mame thyereh Bella Finkle ; Abraham Rosenstein Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-17872 10-in. 6/16/1916 Shir hashirim gavote Regina Zuckerberg Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-17924 10-in. 6/23/1916 Tzurik kein Zion Samuel Rosenstein Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-17925 10-in. 6/23/1916 Damen Samuel Rosenstein Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
Victor B-17953 10-in. 7/6/1916 Ladies first Gus Goldstein ; Anna Hoffman Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-18681 10-in. 11/16/1916 A veibel, a teibel Gus Goldstein ; Anna Hoffman Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-19073 10-in. 2/13/1917 A gruss fun der heim Nahen Rosenshak [i.e., Naum Coster] Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-20106 10-in. 6/12/1917 Fifty-fifty Jacob Jacobs Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-20940 10-in. 11/1/1917 Gam se l' toiwo Jacob Jacobs Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-20941 10-in. 11/1/1917 Men shokelt sich Jacob Jacobs Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-20951 10-in. 11/7/1917 Moshiach is gekumen Abraham Rosenstein Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-21119 10-in. 11/27/1917 Der yusim'l William Schwartz Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-21127 10-in. 11/30/1917 Gimpel bainish Anna Hoffman ; Jacob Jacobs Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-21333 10-in. 1/3/1918 Sise hufnung Rose Greenfield ; William Schwartz Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-21472 10-in. 2/26/1918 Tzurik kein Zion Victor Military Band Band composer  
(Results 1-25 of 173 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Rumshinsky, Joseph," accessed December 3, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111716.

Rumshinsky, Joseph. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 3, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111716.

"Rumshinsky, Joseph." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 3 December 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111716

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