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 101-125 of 134 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia 39852 10-in. 2/10/1915 Oj pidu ja łuhom Meyer Kanewsky Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 39853 10-in. 2/11/1915 Oj pid wyszenkoju Meyer Kanewsky Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 39906 10-in. 3/3/1915 Zapri͡agu i͡a troĭku (Запрягу я тройку) Meyer Kanewsky Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 39907 10-in. 3/3/1915 Upaw czumak Meyer Kanewsky Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 39908 10-in. 3/3/1915 Razluka (Разлука) Meyer Kanewsky Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 39936 10-in. 3/11/1915 Mi ka mashmelon Meyer Kanewsky Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 39937 10-in. 3/11/1915 Ctoit topa Meyer Kanewsky Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 39938 10-in. 3/11/1915 Oj ty diwczyna Meyer Kanewsky Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 39939 10-in. 3/11/1915 Kham bulat (Хамъ булатъ) Meyer Kanewsky Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 45502 10-in. 3/29/1915 Hrizko moodriy Meyer Kanewsky Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 45503 10-in. 3/29/1915 Pishow w kiater Meyer Kanewsky Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 45504 10-in. 3/29/1915 A tellegramke Meyer Kanewsky Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 45528 10-in. 4/3/1915 O ifn pripetshok Meyer Kanewsky Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 45549 10-in. 4/9/1915 Hatikvo (התבּוה) Meyer Kanewsky Male vocal solo and vocal chorus, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 45574 10-in. 4/22/1915 Yehi rotzon Meyer Kanewsky Male vocal solo, with organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 45575 10-in. 4/22/1915 Ato zoykheyr, ershte teyl (אתה זוכר 1טע טהייל) Meyer Kanewsky Male vocal solo, with organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 45576 10-in. 4/22/1915 Ato zoykheyr, tsveyte teyl (אהה זוכר 2טע טהייל) Meyer Kanewsky Male vocal solo, with organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 45577 10-in. 4/22/1915 El-mole rachamim Meyer Kanewsky Male vocal solo, with organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 45588 10-in. 4/30/1915 Comic potpourri Meyer Kanewsky Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 45745 10-in. 6/3/1915 De ty brodisz Meyer Kanewsky Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 43900 10-in. March 1916 Zur Ysroel Meyer Kanewsky Male vocal solo, with organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 43901 10-in. March 1916 Reino Wonenu Meyer Kanewsky Male vocal solo, with organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 44693 10-in. approximately October 1916 Ismechu Meyer Kanewsky Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 44694 10-in. approximately October 1916 Jechadshchu Meyer Kanewsky Male vocal solo, with organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 44695 10-in. approximately October 1916 Roze deshabos (רזא דשבת) Meyer Kanewsky Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
(Results 101-125 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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