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 26-50 of 135 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-19295 10-in. 3/20/1917 Yakrys Gus Goldstein Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-19400 10-in. 3/21/1917 Orchard Street Gus Goldstein Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal, composer  
Victor B-19441 10-in. 4/4/1917 The Yid in Romanian Clara Gold ; Gus Goldstein Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-19442 10-in. 4/4/1917 Mendel shiker Clara Gold ; Gus Goldstein Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-19701 10-in. 4/19/1917 Mendel Telebende vert president Clara Gold ; Gus Goldstein Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-19929 10-in. 5/22/1917 Telebende veirt asoldat Telebende Quartet Mixed vocal quartet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-19930 10-in. 5/22/1917 Telebende veirt ashveir Telebende Quartet Mixed vocal quartet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-20132 10-in. 6/19/1917 Telebende furt kein Palestine Telebende Quartet Mixed vocal quartet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-26237 10-in. 3/7/1922 Der yold is mech mekane Morris Goldstein Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-27568 10-in. 2/22/1923 Mister Gallagher and Mister Shean, part 1 Gus Goldstein ; Jay Goldstein Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal, translator  
Victor B-27569 10-in. 2/22/1923 Mister Gallagher and Mister Shean, part 2 Gus Goldstein ; Jay Goldstein Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal, translator  
Victor B-28289 10-in. 7/17/1923 Mendel veirt aus chazin Gus Goldstein Male vocal solo, with vocal accompaniment and orchestra composer, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-28290 10-in. 7/17/1923 Vos yente vintcht alle Iyden Gus Goldstein Male vocal solo, with vocal accompaniment and orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal, composer  
Victor B-28291 10-in. 7/17/1923 Je ch'ob nit kein panenis Gus Goldstein Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal, translator  
Victor B-28292 10-in. 7/17/1923 Der boardwalk Gus Goldstein Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal, lyricist  
Victor B-28388 10-in. 8/17/1923 Far vus kumt es mir Gus Goldstein Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal, composer  
Victor B-29314 10-in. 1/16/1924 Yente heirt die neir vier kasches Gus Goldstein, Sarrah Filler, and Company Comic scene, with orchestra speaker, author  
Victor B-29315 10-in. 1/16/1924 A kalle bezetsen Gus Goldstein and Company Comic scene, with orchestra speaker, author  
Victor B-29316 10-in. 1/16/1924 Mendel veirt ein elivohi hanovi Gus Goldstein, Sarrah Filler, and Company Comic scene, with orchestra speaker, author  
Victor B-29317 10-in. 1/16/1924 Der mesader kedushen Gus Goldstein and Company Comic scene, with orchestra speaker, author  
Victor B-29792 10-in. 4/15/1924 Mendel's glicken Gus Goldstein ; Anna Hoffman Comic dialogue, with orchestra speaker, author  
Victor B-29793 10-in. 4/15/1924 Yente hott feint die menner Gus Goldstein ; Anna Hoffman Comic dialogue, with orchestra author, speaker  
Victor B-29794 10-in. 4/15/1924 Mendel veirt a preiz feiter Gus Goldstein ; Anna Hoffman Comic dialogue, with orchestra speaker, author  
Victor B-29795 10-in. 4/15/1924 Mendel und Yente zitzen in der opera Gus Goldstein Comic scene, with orchestra speaker, author  
Victor B-30078 10-in. 5/15/1924 Der Galitzianer un Litvak Gus Goldstein ; Jacob Jacobs Comic dialogue, unaccompanied speaker, author  
(Results 26-50 of 135 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Goldstein, Gus," accessed July 19, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113403.

Goldstein, Gus. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 19, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113403.

"Goldstein, Gus." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 19 July 2024.

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