Gus Goldstein

Gustave "Gus" Goldstein (Yiddish: גוסטאַװ גאָלדשטײן, c. 1882 – February 19, 1946) was a Romanian-born American Yiddish theatre actor, songwriter, vaudevillian, and recording artist. During the boom in Yiddish music recording in the 1910s and 1920s, he recorded dozens of 78-rpm discs of comedy and theatre music for Victor, Brunswick, Emerson, OKeh, and Columbia Records, collaborating with many celebrities of contemporary Jewish music such as Naftule Brandwein, Abe Schwartz, Louis Gilrod, and Clara Gold.

Birth and Death Data: Born June 1, 1882 (Iași), Died February 19, 1946 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1916 - 1929

Roles Represented in DAHR: tenor vocal, speaker, author, composer, lyricist, translator

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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 135 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-17310 10-in. 3/16/1916 Dus is a kintz Gus Goldstein Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-17311 10-in. 3/16/1916 Mein veih du alte klipe Gus Goldstein Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-17312 10-in. 3/16/1916 Zurich-Burich Gus Goldstein Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-17313 10-in. 3/16/1916 Chave Gus Goldstein Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-17314 10-in. 3/16/1916 Mitzvis Gus Goldstein Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-17315 10-in. 3/16/1916 America, ich lieb' dich Gus Goldstein Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-17336 10-in. 3/16/1916 Ales in einem is nishtu bei keinem Gus Goldstein Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-17444 10-in. 4/6/1916 Nit zufiel Gus Goldstein Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-17617 10-in. 5/5/1916 Nei jahr Gus Goldstein Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-17618 10-in. 5/5/1916 Frouen recht Gus Goldstein Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-17682 10-in. 5/16/1916 Weiber iente geit of mylchumy Gus Goldstein ; Anna Hoffman Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-17683 10-in. 5/16/1916 Shveig telebende Gus Goldstein ; Anna Hoffman Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-17917 10-in. 6/22/1916 Tchepe dich up Gus Goldstein ; Anna Hoffman Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-17953 10-in. 7/6/1916 Ladies first Gus Goldstein ; Anna Hoffman Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-17954 10-in. 7/6/1916 Beizir zich nit Mendel Gus Goldstein ; Anna Hoffman Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-17967 10-in. 7/12/1916 Zve isoimim Joseph Feldman Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist, composer  
Victor B-17986 10-in. 7/18/1916 Die menner Gus Goldstein Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal, composer, lyricist  
Victor B-17987 10-in. 7/18/1916 Ich red kein sach Gus Goldstein Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal, lyricist, composer  
Victor B-17988 10-in. 7/18/1916 Mr. Fish Gus Goldstein Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal, composer, lyricist  
Victor B-18608 10-in. 10/17/1916 Helft Sam Stern Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
Victor B-18644 10-in. 10/31/1916 Mendel bizt asheiner Gus Goldstein ; Anna Hoffman Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-18645 10-in. 10/31/1916 Abraham Fifty Gus Goldstein ; Anna Hoffman Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-18681 10-in. 11/16/1916 A veibel, a teibel Gus Goldstein ; Anna Hoffman Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-19049 10-in. 1/17/1917 Amerika ganef Gus Goldstein Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-19246 10-in. 3/7/1917 Yaaka hula hickey dula Gus Goldstein Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
(Results 1-25 of 135 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Goldstein, Gus," accessed February 27, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113403.

Goldstein, Gus. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 27, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113403.

"Goldstein, Gus." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 27 February 2024.

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