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 126-134 of 134 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia 44696 10-in. approximately October 1916 Kidesh (קידוש) Meyer Kanewsky Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 84872 10-in. approximately November 1918 Ahavas oilom (אהבת עולם) Meyer Kanewsky Male vocal solo, with vocal chorus and organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 84873 10-in. approximately November 1918 Vechol maaminim shehu Meyer Kanewsky Male vocal solo, with vocal chorus and organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 84995 10-in. either 1918 or 1919 Uvchen ten pachdechu Meyer Kanewsky Male vocal solo, with vocal chorus and organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 85088 10-in. approximately December 1918 Al khet (על חטא) Meyer Kanewsky Male vocal solo and vocal chorus, with organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Edison 6213 10-in. between 6/7/1918 and 6/13/1918 Eli, Eli Meyer Kanewsky Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Edison 6216 10-in. between 6/7/1918 and 6/13/1918 Schenkt a Neduwe Meyer Kanewsky Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Edison 6236 10-in. between 6/17/1918 and 6/20/1918 Omar Rabbi Elozor Cantor Meyer Kanewsky and his Choir Male vocal solo and male vocal chorus, with organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Edison 6237 10-in. between 6/17/1918 and 6/20/1918 El molei rachmin Cantor Meyer Kanewsky and his Choir Male vocal solo and male vocal chorus, with organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
(Results 126-134 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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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/205216

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