Format Notated Music
Contributors Hebrew Publishing Company
Rumshinsky, Joseph
Shor, A. (Anshel)
Dates 1914
Location New York
United States
Subjects Immigration and Migration
Popular Music
Popular Songs of the Day
Songs and Music
Songs, Yiddish
Litwak un Galizianer and Cheishik
Contributor Names
Rumshinsky, Joseph -- 1881-1956 (composer)
Shor, A. (Anshel) -- 1871-1942 (lyricist)
Created / Published
Hebrew Publishing Company, New York, New York, 1914.
Subject Headings
-  Songs, Yiddish -- United States
-  Jews -- United States -- Music
-  Popular music -- United States
-  popular songs of the day
-  songs and music
-  immigration and migration
-  "Litvak and Galician" and "Desire/zeal" from "The girl from the west." Libretto: Anshel Schorr Sung by Mrs. Dora Weisman -- Note on cover The first song pokes fun at the antagonism between two different sects of Eastern European Jews. The song concludes "But here in America, we are all simply Jewish, so let's be friends." (General)
-  "Zeal, overwhelming desire, makes young men gray. It can lead one to the electric chair. It got a famous man name White shot dead by ajealous husband. Don't let it overcome you. Have control with desire or lust tries to overwhelm you." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General)
-  From the operetta "Das meidel fun west" (General)
sheet music
4 p. ; 35 cm.
Music Division
Other Formats
LC Classification
Music Division, Heskes Collection, Box 8 - 573

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