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 were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings (Results 126-135 of 135 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
OKeh S-71195 10-in. Jan. 1923 Dem rebins nisym Gus Goldstein ; Aneta Rosenthal Comic scene, with orchestra and vocal chorus speaker  
OKeh S-71293 10-in. Feb. 1923 Mr. Gallagher and Mr. Shean Gus Goldstein ; Alex Lifschutz Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
OKeh S-71294 10-in. Feb. 1923 Mr. Gallagher and Mr. Shean Gus Goldstein ; Alex Lifschutz Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
OKeh S-71579 10-in. June 1923 Hit eich far deim radiophone Gus Goldstein and Company Comic scene speaker  
Brunswick E27467 10-in. 5/4/1928 Mil Fiftzig Juhr Shpeter Clara Gold ; Gus Goldstein Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra composer, lyricist, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Brunswick E27468 10-in. 5/4/1928 Yach bin a Meilech wus zuch a Malke Gus Goldstein Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer, lyricist, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Brunswick E27469 10-in. 5/4/1928 Oib a Shikse is Schlecht? Gus Goldstein Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra composer, lyricist, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Brunswick E27470 10-in. 5/4/1928 Shtiller Gus Goldstein Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer, lyricist, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Brunswick E4847-E4849 10-in. 4/22/1927 Veil is dein taten in git is dir Mamen Gus Goldstein Male vocal solo, with mixed vocal chorus and orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Brunswick E4850-E4852 10-in. 4/22/1927 Ich vel shtendik gedeinken die oigen Gus Goldstein Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
(Results 126-135 of 135 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Goldstein, Gus," accessed February 29, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113403.

Goldstein, Gus. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 29, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113403.

"Goldstein, Gus." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 29 February 2024.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113403

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