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 101-125 of 135 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia 89517 10-in. October 1923 Mendel leint die nayeh megileh Gus Goldstein, Anna Hoffman, and Co. Comic scene speaker  
Columbia 89518 10-in. October 1923 Dos importirte weibel Gus Goldstein, Anna Hoffman, and Co. Comic scene speaker  
Columbia W105741 10-in. July 1925 Chayim, chayim Nellie Casman Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
OKeh S-70482 10-in. Feb. 1922 A gast auf Peisech (א גאסט אויף פסח) Gus Goldstein and Company Comic scene, with orchestra speaker  
OKeh S-70483 10-in. Feb. 1922 Die griene cosine (די גרינע קוזינע) Gus Goldstein Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
OKeh S-70484 10-in. Feb. 1922 Der dibyk (דער דיבוק) Gus Goldstein Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal, composer, lyricist  
OKeh S-70485 10-in. Feb. 1922 Pine pravet a seyder (פינע פראועט א סדר) Gus Goldstein and Company Comic scene, with orchestra speaker, author  
OKeh S-70506 10-in. Feb. 1922 Men kon leben nor men lost nit Simon Paskal Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
OKeh S-70522 10-in. March 1922 [Unknown title(s)] Gus Goldstein and Company Comic scene, with orchestra speaker  
OKeh S-70523 10-in. Mar. 1922 Mendel Koilet a litvak zum seder Clara Gold ; Gus Goldstein Comic scene, wtih orchestra speaker  
OKeh S-70524 Not documented Mar. 1922 [Unknown title(s)] Clara Gold ; Gus Goldstein Comic scene, with orchestra speaker  
OKeh S-70525 10-in. Mar. 1922 Yente ketcht an Eljohu Hanovi Clara Gold ; Gus Goldstein Comic scene, with orchestra speaker, vocalist, tenor vocal, composer, lyricist  
OKeh S-70589 10-in. Apr. 1922 Die imigranten Gus Goldstein and Company ; Sam Silverbush Comic scene speaker  
OKeh S-70590 10-in. Apr. 1922 Ellis Island Gus Goldstein and Company ; Sam Silverbush Descriptive scene speaker  
OKeh S-70591 10-in. Apr. 1922 Der Americaner Rebby Gus Goldstein and Company ; Sam Silverbush Comic scene speaker  
OKeh S-70592 10-in. Apr. 1922 Der man fun yener velt Gus Goldstein and Company ; Sam Silverbush Comic scene speaker  
OKeh S-70595 10-in. Apr. 1922 A brief zu die lendlors Louis Gilrod ; Gus Goldstein ; Boris Rosenthal Comic scene speaker  
OKeh S-70596 10-in. Apr. 1922 A mitting bei die chevry ansheh dales Louis Gilrod ; Gus Goldstein ; Boris Rosenthal Comic scene speaker  
OKeh S-70976 10-in. Nov. 1922 Yente zitzt in der opera Gus Goldstein and Company Comic scene, with orchestra speaker  
OKeh S-70977 10-in. Nov. 1922 Mendel vert a prize feiter Gus Goldstein and Company Comic scene, with orchestra speaker  
OKeh S-70978 10-in. Nov. 1922 Der Mesader kedushen Gus Goldstein and Company Comic scene, with orchestra and vocal chorus speaker, author  
OKeh S-70979 10-in. Nov. 1922 A cale bazetzen Gus Goldstein and Company Comic scene, with orchestra speaker, author  
OKeh S-71107 10-in. Dec. 1922 Der shiekor Gus Goldstein and Company Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra and vocal chorus vocalist, tenor vocal  
OKeh S-71108 10-in. Dec. 1922 A Padi bei bal-agahlohs Gus Goldstein and Company Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra and vocal chorus vocalist, tenor vocal  
OKeh S-71194 10-in. Jan. 1923 Beim rebin zu shalashidas Alex Lifshutz & Co. Comic scene, with orchestra and vocal chorus author  
(Results 101-125 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.

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