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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

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1908 - 1939

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

Recordings (Results 26-50 of 153 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-21589 10-in. 3/19/1918 Chad gadyo Jacob Jacobs Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-21594 10-in. 3/21/1918 The gambler Anna Hoffman ; Jacob Jacobs Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-21819 10-in. 5/2/1918 Das Lied der Liebe Elizabeth Tuchman Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-21861 10-in. 5/17/1918 Milchuma zivishen litta in Galitzia Anna Hoffman ; Jacob Jacobs Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-22012 10-in. 6/14/1918 Mein weib is in der country, hurray William Schwartz Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-22013 10-in. 6/14/1918 Tăranul de gradina William Schwartz Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-22051 10-in. 6/27/1918 Ven misheech vet kimen Anna Hoffman ; Jacob Jacobs Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-22478 10-in. 12/23/1918 Serenade William Schwartz Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-22479 10-in. 12/23/1918 The line is busy William Schwartz Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-22480 10-in. 12/23/1918 A breif fin New York kein Paris William Schwartz Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-22531 10-in. 1/20/1919 Up town and down town Anna Hoffman ; Jacob Jacobs Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-22594 10-in. 2/20/1919 Sh'ma Yisroel William Schwartz Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-22595 10-in. 2/20/1919 In hinderd juhr arim William Schwartz Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-23033 10-in. 6/26/1919 Peerim Anna Hoffman ; Jacob Jacobs Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-23034 10-in. 6/26/1919 Fishel Duvid der milomid Anna Hoffman ; Jacob Jacobs Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-23035 10-in. 6/26/1919 Der chulim Anna Hoffman ; Jacob Jacobs Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-23036 10-in. 6/26/1919 Git is zi huben gelt Anna Hoffman ; Jacob Jacobs Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-23178 10-in. 9/30/1919 De suffragetky Anna Hoffman ; Jacob Jacobs Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-23180 10-in. 9/30/1919 Zwei zeilen Anna Hoffman ; Jacob Jacobs Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-23530 10-in. 12/15/1919 Ich ti alles vus mein mama hot geteen Anna Hoffman ; Jacob Jacobs Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-23532 10-in. 12/15/1919 You know what I mean Anna Hoffman ; Jacob Jacobs Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-23709 10-in. 1/28/1920 Antkegen Gott ken men kein chuchem nit sein Simon Paskal Male vocal solo, with orchestra arranger  
Victor B-24694 10-in. 11/12/1920 Dem Rabbis nigen potpourri Rumshinsky's Orkester [i.e., King's U. S. Foreign Orchestra] Orchestra composer, conductor  
Victor B-24695 10-in. 11/12/1920 Dem Rabbis nigen potpourri Rumshinsky's Orkester [i.e., King's U. S. Foreign Orchestra] Orchestra composer, conductor  
Victor B-24776 10-in. 1/4/1921 Dem steef kind der velt : Potpourri Rumshinsky's Orkester [i.e., Victor Orchestra] Orchestra composer  
(Results 26-50 of 153 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Rumshinsky, Joseph," accessed October 24, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111716.

Rumshinsky, Joseph. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 24, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111716.

"Rumshinsky, Joseph." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 24 October 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

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

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