Moishe Oysher

Moishe Oysher (Yiddish: משה אוישער‎) (born 1906 in Lipkon (Lipcani), Bessarabia, Imperial Russia – died 27 November 1958, New Rochelle, New York) was an American cantor and Yiddish theatre actor. He is considered one of the most entertaining chazanim (cantors) ever recorded.

Birth and Death Data: Born March 8th, 1907 (Lipcani), Died November 27th, 1958 (New Rochelle)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1929 - 1938

Roles Represented in DAHR: tenor vocal, composer

Notes: Also sings in the baritone range. Name also appears on disc labels as Morris Oisher. Name also appears as Moishe Oisher and Morris Oysher.

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-55900 10-in. 8/13/1929 Tanchim trubach Moishe Oysher Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-55920 10-in. 9/12/1929 Palestina Moishe Oysher Male vocal solo, with instrumental quartet vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-55921 10-in. 9/12/1929 Yiddishe hoffnung Moishe Oysher Male vocal solo, with instrumental quartet vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-55922 10-in. 9/12/1929 Yiddische oigen Moishe Oysher Male vocal solo, with instrumental quartet vocalist, tenor vocal, composer  
Victor BVE-55932 10-in. 8/13/1929 Farwus schlugt man uns Moishe Oysher Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal, composer  
Victor BS-024886 10-in. 9/8/1938 Dem pastuchs cholem Moishe Oysher Male vocal solo, with piano and accordion vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-024887 10-in. 9/8/1938 Yankel der schmidt Moishe Oysher Male vocal solo, with piano and accordion vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-024888 10-in. 9/8/1938 Chasidic in America Moishe Oysher ; Florence Weiss Female-male vocal duet, with accordion and piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-024889 10-in. 9/8/1938 A Zemerl Moishe Oysher ; Florence Weiss Female-male vocal duet, with accordion and piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CS-024898 12-in. 9/14/1938 Krias-shma Moishe Oysher Male vocal solo, with organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CS-024899 12-in. 9/14/1938 Av-oravchamim Moishe Oysher Male vocal solo, with organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-Test-551 10-in. 7/15/1929 Der trubach Moishe Oysher Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Oysher, Moishe," accessed October 20, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116539.

Oysher, Moishe. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 20, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116539.

"Oysher, Moishe." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 20 October 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116539

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