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 76-100 of 134 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia 38781 10-in. 4/14/1913 Stoyaly mi na bieregu nievy M. Mironenko Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 38795 10-in. 4/18/1913 Moy kostier M. Mironenko Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 39231 10-in. 2/11/1914 Halt fest dein Emune Meyer Kanewsky Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 39232 10-in. 2/11/1914 Layden und fraiden Meyer Kanewsky Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 39233 10-in. 2/11/1914 Dem pastechel's cholem Meyer Kanewsky Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 39234 10-in. 2/11/1914 A mames ṿerṭh Meyer Kanewsky Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 39235 10-in. 2/11/1914 On a heym (אָהן אַ היים) M. Gutmann Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 39236 10-in. 2/11/1914 A kinds tfile (אַ קינד׳ס תפילה) M. Gutmann Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 39237 10-in. 2/11/1914 A ball in Himmel Meyer Kanewsky Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 39238 10-in. 2/11/1914 Mutter's kever Meyer Kanewsky Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 39398 10-in. 5/22/1914 Yom Kipur zu minche Meyer Kanewsky Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 39399 10-in. 5/22/1914 Zu mein Folk Meyer Kanewsky Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 39400 10-in. 5/22/1914 Oi bre more Meyer Kanewsky Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 39401 10-in. 5/22/1914 Soloveiko Meyer Kanewsky Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 39402 10-in. 5/22/1914 Pjanyj czumak Meyer Kanewsky Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 39403 10-in. 5/22/1914 Sidit holub Meyer Kanewsky Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 39430 10-in. 6/3/1914 Azra Meyer Kanewsky Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 39431 10-in. 6/3/1914 Sharmanshtik Meyer Kanewsky Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 39432 10-in. 6/3/1914 Pridi ko mni Meyer Kanewsky Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 39433 10-in. 6/3/1914 Na zi︠a︡ri Meyer Kanewsky Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 39434 10-in. 6/3/1914 Ribonoy shel olam, part 1 Meyer Kanewsky Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 39435 10-in. 6/3/1914 Ribonoy shel olam, part 2 Meyer Kanewsky Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 39602 10-in. 10/29/1914 El mole rachmim Meyer Kanewsky Male vocal solo, with organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 39669 10-in. 12/4/1914 A ja sad sadiv Meyer Kanewsky Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 39849 10-in. 2/11/1915 Sudʹba (Судьба) Meyer Kanewsky Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
(Results 76-100 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.

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