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 76-100 of 135 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-55132 10-in. 7/16/1929 Yente in shil Clara Gold ; Gus Goldstein Comic dialogue speaker, author  
Victor [Trial 1916-02-25-01] Not documented 2/25/1916 Chave Gus Goldstein Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor [Trial 1925-05-20-06] 10-in. 5/20/1925 Cleaning, dressing, dying Harry Bentley ; Gus Goldstein Dialogue speaker  
Columbia 58465 10-in. approximately August 1917 Telebende fort keyn Amerike (טעלעבענדע פאָהרט קיין אַמעריקא) Clara Gold ; Gus Goldstein Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 58466 10-in. approximately July 1917 Schweig, telebende Clara Gold ; Gus Goldstein Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 58467 10-in. approximately July 1917 Weiber, jente geht auf milchomeh Clara Gold ; Gus Goldstein Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 58468 10-in. approximately August 1917 Beyzer zikh nit, Mendl (בייזער זיך ניט מענדעל) Clara Gold ; Gus Goldstein Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 84009 10-in. approximately March 1918 Yiddische simcheh Gus Goldstein and Company Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 84054 10-in. approximately February 1918 Mendel bist a scheiner Clara Gold ; Gus Goldstein Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 84055 10-in. approximately February 1918 Mendel shiker Clara Gold ; Gus Goldstein Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 84211 10-in. approximately April 1918 Droshe-geshank oyf a Yidishe khasene (דרשה געשאַנק אויף אַ אידישע חתונה) Gus Goldstein and Company Comic scene, with orchestra speaker  
Columbia 84212 10-in. approximately April 1918 Der badkhn (דער בדחן) Gus Goldstein and Company Comic scene, with orchestra speaker  
Columbia 84213 10-in. approximately April 1918 Alles in Einem Gus Goldstein Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 88374 10-in. approximately February 1922 Mendl rikht op dem seyder (מענדעל ריכט אָפּ דעם סדר) Clara Gold ; Gus Goldstein Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 88375 10-in. approximately February 1922 Mendl Koylet, a Litvak, tsum seyder (מענדעל קוילעט אַ ליטוואַק צום סדר) Clara Gold ; Gus Goldstein Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 88616 10-in. May 1922 Der Mesader Kedushen Gus Goldstein, Clara Gold, and Company Comic scene with orchestra speaker, author  
Columbia 88617 10-in. May 1922 A Kaleh Bezetzen Gus Goldstein, Clara Gold, and Company Comic scene with orchestra speaker, author  
Columbia 88818 10-in. approximately November 1922 Mendel vert a prize faiter Clara Gold ; Gus Goldstein Female-male vocal duet vocalist, tenor vocal, composer  
Columbia 88819 10-in. approximately November 1922 Yente telebende zizt In der opera Gus Goldstein, Clara Gold, and Company Comic scene speaker  
Columbia 88951 10-in. approximately January 1923 A simkhe bay di balegoles (אַ שמחה ביי די בעל־עגלה׳ס) Gus Goldstein and Company Comic scene composer, speaker  
Columbia 88952 10-in. approximately January 1923 Baym rebn tsu sholeshudes (ביים רבי׳ן צו שלש־סעודות) Gus Goldstein and Company Comic scene composer, speaker  
Columbia 89165 10-in. approximately April 1923 Tzum nayem yehr Gus Goldstein, Clara Gold, and Company Comic scene speaker, author  
Columbia 89166 10-in. approximately April 1923 Shteit auf tzu slichos Gus Goldstein, Clara Gold, and Company Comic scene speaker, author  
Columbia 89339 10-in. July 1923 Yes, mir haben kein bananas Clara Gold ; Gus Goldstein Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 89340 10-in. July 1923 Yente hot a good time in Coney Island Clara Gold ; Gus Goldstein Comic dialogue author, speaker  
(Results 76-100 of 135 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Goldstein, Gus," accessed April 24, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113403.

Goldstein, Gus. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 24, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113403.

"Goldstein, Gus." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 24 April 2024.

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