Meyer Kanewsky

Meyer Kanewsky (Yiddish: מאיר קאנעווסקי‎, c.1880 - 1924) was a Cantor, Lyric tenor and recording artist of the early twentieth century. Between 1912 and 1918, he performed, arranged or produced more than 130 sides of Cantorial music, Klezmer music, and Yiddish, Ukrainian, and Russian music for Victor Records, Columbia Records and Edison Records.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1880 (Zolotonosha), Died 1924 (Manhattan)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1912 - 1919

Roles Represented in DAHR: tenor vocal, accordion, leader

Notes: Listed as Cantor Meyer Kanewsky on Jewish liturgical recordings.

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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 134 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-16696 10-in. 10/22/1915 Hatikvoh Meyer Kanewsky Tenor vocal solo, with vocal chorus and organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-16697 10-in. 10/22/1915 Mnucho ysimcho Meyer Kanewsky Tenor vocal solo, with vocal chorus and organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-16698 10-in. 10/22/1915 El molei rachmin Meyer Kanewsky Tenor vocal solo, with vocal chorus and organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-16699 10-in. 10/22/1915 Eshkol Meyer Kanewsky Tenor vocal solo, with vocal chorus and organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-16711 10-in. 10/22/1915 Ohavti Meyer Kanewsky Tenor vocal solo, with vocal chorus and organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-16712 10-in. 10/22/1915 Odom yesodo meofor Meyer Kanewsky Tenor vocal solo, with vocal chorus and organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-16830 10-in. 12/1/1915 Otoydie M. Palamak [i.e., Meyer Kanewsky] Tenor vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-16831 10-in. 12/1/1915 Gliadia nalutsch M. Palamak [i.e., Meyer Kanewsky] Tenor vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-16832 10-in. 12/1/1915 Troyka M. Palamak [i.e., Meyer Kanewsky] Tenor vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-16833 10-in. 12/1/1915 E' zorock M. Palamak [i.e., Meyer Kanewsky] Tenor vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-16834 10-in. 12/1/1915 Divluc ia na nebo Meyer Kanewsky Tenor vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-16835 10-in. 12/1/1915 Now I am a Turk, no more a Cossack Meyer Kanewsky Tenor vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-16836 10-in. 12/1/1915 Ой, Джигуне (Oǐ, Dz͡hyhune) M. Palamak [i.e., Meyer Kanewsky] Tenor vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-16837 10-in. 12/1/1915 Udruhe zshenivsa M. Palamak [i.e., Meyer Kanewsky] Tenor vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-16838 10-in. 12/2/1915 Sis vi zuke Elenkrig's Orchestra Orchestra leader  
Victor B-16839 10-in. 12/2/1915 Min taere mame Elenkrig's Orchestra Orchestra leader  
Victor B-16840 10-in. 12/2/1915 Tate siser Elenkrig's Orchestra Orchestra leader  
Victor B-16841 10-in. 12/2/1915 Ich benk aheim Elenkrig's Orchestra Orchestra leader  
Victor B-16842 10-in. 12/2/1915 Der rebe is gegangen Elenkrig's Orchestra Orchestra leader  
Victor B-16843 10-in. 12/2/1915 Die zilberne chasene Elenkrig's Orchestra Orchestra leader  
Victor B-16844 10-in. 12/2/1915 Nit ba motin Elenkrig's Orchestra Orchestra leader  
Victor B-16845 10-in. 12/2/1915 Dem rebems nign Elenkrig's Orchestra Orchestra leader  
Victor B-16855 10-in. 12/2/1915 Fiselach, fiselach Elenkrig's Orchestra Orchestra leader  
Victor B-16856 10-in. 12/2/1915 Lebedeg Elenkrig's Orchestra Orchestra leader  
Victor B-16880 10-in. 12/10/1915 Pre berezi Palamak Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
(Results 1-25 of 134 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Kanewsky, Meyer," accessed November 30, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/205216.

Kanewsky, Meyer. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 30, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/205216.

"Kanewsky, Meyer." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 30 November 2022.

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