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  • Shenk mir mein mame

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 34 cm. | From the operetta "Yisraels hofnung" (General). "featured at Thomashefsky's National Theatre" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Albert Teres - Perlmutter, Arnold - Wohl, Herman - Small, Solomon
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1916

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  • Selections from Mendele the martyr

    sheet music | 8 p. ; 35 cm. | Ness chanuka -- An oischer sol men sein -- Yom seh mchibod. (Content). Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Perlmutter, Arnold - Wohl, Herman - Shor, A. (Anshel)
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1905

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  • Eltern's liebe is wahre liebe

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The Great Hit of Thomashefsky's "Peoples Theatre"" "Operetta in 4 Acts" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the operetta "Die neshume fin mein folk" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Albert Teres Co. - Perlmutter, Arnold - Wohl, Herman - Thomashefsky, Bores
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1911

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  • Ven ich sol veren president

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "If I were to be president." Satirizing Jewish social clubs was a favorite topic in the Yiddish theater. Song text includes the English words (given in Hebrew/Yiddish characters): constitution, politician, union label, and Yankee. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). "from Lodge President" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Perlmutter, Arnold - Wohl, Herman - Shor, A. (Anshel)
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1904

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  • In honig land

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 34 cm. | From the operetta "Di Yiddishe kroyn" "Operetta in 4 Acts by B. Thomashefsky" (General). "As Produced with Great Success at Adler-Thomashefsky's National Theatre New York. Songs Featured by the well known Star B. Thomashefksy and his Company." (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Albert Teres - Perlmutter, Arnold - Wohl, Herman - Thomashefsky, Bores
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1912

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  • Dus shaifele

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 34 cm. | From the operetta "Di Yiddishe kroin" "Operetta in 4 Acts by B. Thomashefsky" (General). "As Produced with Great Success at Adler-Thomashefsky's National Theatre New York. Songs Featured by the well known Star B. Thomashefksy and his Company." (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Albert Teres - Perlmutter, Arnold - Wohl, Herman - Altman, Hyman
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1912

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  • Zu hot ihr nit gesehen mein Moishe

    sheet music | 5 p. ; 35 cm. | "Have you not seen my Moishe (Moses)" from "The Polish Jew" Libretto: Boris Thomashefsky Performed by Bessie Thomashefsky. "Moses took us out of bondage into freedom, and gave our people the Ten Commandments. Columbus found a new world in America, and now we have jouneyed to this golden land." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Altman, Hyman - Wohl, Herman - Perlmutter, Arnold
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1910

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  • The victim, or Mendel bailes

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 34 cm. | From thet drama "Mendel Beylis" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Albert Teres - Perlmutter, Arnold - Wohl, Herman - Thomashefsky, Bores
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1913

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  • Chad gadyo

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "An only kid/little goat." Lyrics: folk poetry. Adaptation of a religious folksong with cumulative verses, which traditionally is sung at the conclusion of the Passover seder (festive ritual meal). Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). "from The Polish Jew" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Perlmutter, Arnold - Wohl, Herman - Thomashefsky, Bores
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1910

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  • A mensch soll men sein [A mensh zol men zein]

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "One should be a decent, respectable person." Operetta also called "Abraham Hashkenazi." Libretto: Anshel Schorr Performed by Bernard Bernstein, Kalman Juvelier, and Regina Prager. "'Despite all, one must behave properly. Be a responsible human being." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). From play of the same title. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Albert Teres Co. - Perlmutter, Arnold - Wohl, Herman - Shor, A. (Anshel)
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1908

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  • Kohonim diechenem

    sheet music | 5 p. ; 35 cm. | "Prof. Horowitz's Opera" "Played with Immense Success at the Windsor Theatre" Source: Heskes, irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1859-1950 (General). From the opera "Ben hamelech" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Wohl, Herman - Perlmutter, Arnold - Shor, A. (Anshel)
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1904

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  • Sheloi usani yishe a dank Gott vus ich bin a man

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 34 cm. | From the operetta "Di tsvey shvigers" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Albert Teres - Perlmutter, Arnold - Wohl, Herman - Meisel, Hyman
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1916

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  • Mendele, the martyr

    sheet music | 12 p. ; 35 cm. | "Successful Songs sung by Mr. Elias Rothstein at the Orpheum Theatre" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). Nes Chanuka -- Jom She Mchibod -- An Oischer sol men sein. (Content). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Theodore Lohr - Wohl, Herman - Perlmutter, Arnold - Shor, A. (Anshel)
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1905

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  • Auf shulem steht die welt

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | "The Great hit of Thomashefsky's "Peoples Theatre"" "Operetta in 4 Acts" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the operetta "Die neshume fin mein folk" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Albert Teres Co. - Perlmutter, Arnold - Wohl, Herman - Altman, Hyman
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1911

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  • Yisrolik in sein eigen land

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Little Israel, in his own land" from "The Essence of being a Jew." Libretto: Moses Seiffert Performed by Rose Zuckberg. "How proud we are of those jews who have returned to rebuild Zion. There, one day the ancient Holy Temple will be rebuilt to serve a faithful nation of Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular ...

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Perlmutter, Arnold - Wohl, Herman - Gilrod, Louis
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1909

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  • Der bar mitzvah march

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | Libretto: Moses Seiffert "Bar Mitzvah, or son of good deeds, processional" from the "The essence of being a Jew" Performed by Elias Rothstein. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the operetta "Das pinteleh Yud" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Thomashefsky, Bores - Wohl, Herman - Perlmutter, Arnold
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1909

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  • Yzias Mizrajum, selections

    sheet music | 21 p. ; 35 cm. | "The departure from Egypt." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Libretto by Moses Horowitz. (Statement Of Responsibility). Die Nevioh -- Chasene Huben -- Das Gulis Lied -- Der Stecken -- Zures is kein dange -- Eser makes, Chor -- Yzias Mizrajim March (Content). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Perlmutter, Arnold - Wohl, Herman
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1903

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  • Menshele meinst, du west eibig leben

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The Great Hit of Thomashefsky's "People's Theatre"" "Gezungen by Madam Zukerberg" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). from "Das pintele Yud" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Perlmutter, Arnold - Wohl, Herman - Gilrod, Louis - Thomashefsky, Bores
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1909

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  • Ich will mehr kein skab nit sein

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "I do not want to be as scab (strike-breaker) any more." A labor union strikers' song. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: A. Teres - Perlmutter, Arnold - Wohl, Herman - Licht, S. - Shor, A. (Anshel) - Teres, A.
    • Original Format: Notated Music

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  • Die sheyne Amerikanerin

    sheet music | 32 p. ; 35 cm. | "The beautiful American, or the American beauty." Performed by Bessie Thomashefsky. Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. Weiber macht mir far President -- Duet -- Der hersher is der man -- Mener lernt euere weiber. (Content). Heskes number 581 Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Perlmutter, Arnold - Wohl, Herman - Thomashefsky, Bores
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1914

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  • The second wife, volume I

    sheet music | 6 p. ; 35 cm. | Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs 1895-1950. (General). Der Kadish -- Avi yesomim (Content). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Co. - Perlmutter, Arnold - Wohl, Herman - Blank, Leon
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1914

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  • S'iz du a sod derbei

    sheet music | 8 + 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "There's a secret here" from "One should be a human being, or Abraham Haskenazi." Libretto: Anshel Schorr Performed by Bernard Bernstein, Kalman Juvelier, and Regina Prager. "What's happening?" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General). From the operetta "A mensh zol men zein" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Albert Teres Co. - Shor, A. (Anshel) - Perlmutter, Arnold - Wohl, Herman
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1908

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  • Der grager

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The Great Hit of Thomashefsky's "Peoples Theatre"" "Operetta in 4 Acts" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the operetta "Die neshume fin mein folk" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Albert Teres Co. - Perlmutter, Arnold - Wohl, Herman - Altman, Hyman
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1911

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  • Itzik

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "The Great Hit of Thomashefsky's "Peoples Theatre"" "Operetta in 4 Acts" Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the operetta "Die neshume fin mein folk" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Albert Teres Co. - Perlmutter, Arnold - Wohl, Herman - Thomashefsky, Bores
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1911

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  • Zurik aheim

    sheet music | 4 p. ; 35 cm. | "Return to home" from "Two engagement contracts (for marriage)." "I want to return home to you, my beloved. I have strayed far away, and pray to see you again. Do not cry, my dear wife." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950 (General). From the operetta "Tsvey t'noyim" (General). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hebrew Publishing Company - Small, Solomon - Wohl, Herman - Perlmutter, Arnold
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1912

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