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

Recordings (Results 26-50 of 134 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-16881 10-in. 12/10/1915 Reve ta Ctohne Palamak Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-16882 10-in. 12/10/1915 Vidi divchino Palamak Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-16883 10-in. 12/10/1915 Cherez richinko Palamak Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-16884 10-in. 12/10/1915 Bitva na kavkaze Palamak Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-16885 10-in. 12/10/1915 Oi bre more Palamak Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-16886 10-in. 12/10/1915 Meciatz pliviot Palamak Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-16887 10-in. 12/10/1915 Bictri kak volni Palamak Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-16888 10-in. 12/10/1915 Boze zaria charni Palamak Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-16889 10-in. 12/10/1915 Guerna chmara Palamak Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-16894 10-in. 12/10/1915 Tai bula u mene zinka M. Palamak [i.e., Meyer Kanewsky] Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-16895 10-in. 12/10/1915 Oi u sadu M. Palamak [i.e., Meyer Kanewsky] Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-17565 10-in. 5/2/1916 Troika M. Palamak [i.e., Meyer Kanewsky] Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-17566 10-in. 5/2/1916 Rasluka M. Palamak [i.e., Meyer Kanewsky] Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-17567 10-in. 5/2/1916 Dr. Philosophy M. Palamak [i.e., Meyer Kanewsky] Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-17568 10-in. 5/2/1916 I went to the theatre M. Palamak [i.e., Meyer Kanewsky] Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-17569 10-in. 5/2/1916 Telegram Meyer Kanewsky Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-17570 10-in. 5/2/1916 Chic Meyer Kanewsky Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-17629 10-in. 5/9/1916 Der buketelevker chasen Meyer Kanewsky Male vocal solo, with male quartet and organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-17630 10-in. 5/9/1916 Shulois—Sidois Meyer Kanewsky Male vocal solo, with male quartet and organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-17631 10-in. 5/9/1916 Aliluya Meyer Kanewsky Male vocal solo, with male quartet and organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-17632 10-in. 5/9/1916 Russian hymn Meyer Kanewsky Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor [Trial 1918-08-01-01] Not documented 8/1/1918 Tfilas milchomo Meyer Kanewsky Tenor vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 19807 10-in. 3/14/1912 Ail molerachmin Meyer Kanewsky Male vocal solo, with organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 19808 10-in. 3/14/1912 Weshomore Meyer Kanewsky Male vocal solo, with organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 19809 10-in. 3/14/1912 Rosch chaidesh bentshin Meyer Kanewsky Male vocal solo, with organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
(Results 26-50 of 134 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Kanewsky, Meyer," accessed May 23, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/205216.

Kanewsky, Meyer. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 23, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/205216.

"Kanewsky, Meyer." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 23 May 2022.

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