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Boris Thomashefsky

Boris Thomashefsky (Russian: Борис Пинхасович Томашевский, sometimes written Thomashevsky, Thomaschevsky, etc.; Yiddish: באָריס טאָמאשעבסקי) (1868–July 9, 1939), born Boruch-Aharon Thomashefsky, was a Ukrainian-born (later American) Jewish singer and actor who became one of the biggest stars in Yiddish theater.

Birth and Death Data: Born May 12, 1868 (Ositniazhka), Died July 9, 1939 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1912 - 1921

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-12919 10-in. 2/18/1913 Die Yidishe kroin Kalman Juvelier Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-12926 10-in. 2/18/1913 Dus lebedige Yisoimele Kalman Juvelier Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-12927 10-in. 2/18/1913 Schuldig bist du, Yidele alein Kalman Juvelier Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-15988 10-in. 5/4/1915 Dem pastechels cholem Jakov M. Medvedieff Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-17402 10-in. 3/30/1916 Leben sol Columbus! Abraham Rosenstein Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-17860 10-in. 6/15/1916 Gebet for der Chypy Regina Zuckerberg Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-19073 10-in. 2/13/1917 A gruss fun der heim Nahen Rosenshak [i.e., Naum Coster] Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-20951 10-in. 11/7/1917 Moshiach is gekumen Abraham Rosenstein Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-21119 10-in. 11/27/1917 Der yusim'l William Schwartz Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-22478 10-in. 12/23/1918 Serenade William Schwartz Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-22531 10-in. 1/20/1919 Up town and down town Anna Hoffman ; Jacob Jacobs Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-22594 10-in. 2/20/1919 Sh'ma Yisroel William Schwartz Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 19795 10-in. 3/7/1912 Die neshome fin mein folk Simon Paskal Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 38207 10-in. 8/16/1912 Beht tates mames auf kinder Bella Nevarra Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 38208 10-in. 8/16/1912 Dus lebedige yisoimele Bella Nevarra Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 39233 10-in. 2/11/1914 Dem pastechel's cholem Meyer Kanewsky Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 39414 10-in. 5/25/1914 In honig land Sam Silverbush Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 36506 12-in. 12/19/1912 Die Jidishe kroin Kalman Juvelier Male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia 36508 12-in. December 17 or 18, 1912 Dos lebedige yesoimele Kalman Juvelier ; Arnold Perlmutter Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 36509 12-in. December 17 or 18, 1912 Shuldig bist du Yidele alein Kalman Juvelier Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 43782 10-in. approximately 1916 Leben sol Columbus Shir Hashirim Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 44353 10-in. approximately July 1916 Lebn zol Kolumbus (לעבען זאָל קאָלומבוס) Kalman Juvelier Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 85819 10-in. approximately January 1920 Shma Yisroeyl (שמע ישראל) William Schwartz Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 87578 10-in. approximately June 1921 Kadish (קדיש) Joseph Feldman ; Morris Goldstein Male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Thomashefsky, Boris," accessed June 18, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116595.

Thomashefsky, Boris. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 18, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116595.

"Thomashefsky, Boris." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 18 June 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116595

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