Notated Music Menshen fresser

Format Notated Music
Contributors Hebrew Publishing Company
Russotto, H.
Small, Solomon
Dates 1917
Location New York
United States
Language Yiddish
Subjects Immigration and Migration
Jews
Popular Music
Popular Songs of the Day
Songs and Music
Songs, Yiddish
Traditional and Ethnic Songs and Music
Title
Menshen fresser
Contributor Names
Russotto, H. (arranger)
Small, Solomon -- 1868-1943 (composer)
Small, Solomon -- 1868-1943 (lyricist)
Created / Published
Hebrew Publishing Company, New York, New York, 1917.
Subject Headings
-  Songs, Yiddish -- United States
-  Jews -- United States -- Music
-  Popular music -- United States
-  Traditional and Ethnic Songs and Music
-  Songs and Music
-  Popular Songs of the Day
-  Immigration and Migration
Notes
-  "Maneater (tuberculosis)" "This song affords a graphic description of the dreaded disease, which was then prevalent among the immigrant population in crowded New York City tenaments." "Such a sickness eats at our lungs, and takes away all one's strength. How hard it is to work and to take care of our families. And then this man-eater, this terrible decourer, attacks parents and children. Tuberculosis is a plague among us." Source: Heskes, Irene, Yiddish American Popular Songs, 1895-1950. (General)
Form
sheet music
Extent
7 p. ; 35 cm.
Repository
Music Division
LC Classification
Music Division, Heskes Collection, Box 10 - 683
Other Formats
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