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Zol zayn az ikh boy in der luft mayne shleser


Zol zayn az ikh boy in der luft mayne shleser




[Comments by the informant after song, in English] [Note in typewritten tape log inside box:] Nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, are to be found in Kaczerginsky’s collection [“Lider fun di getos un lagern,” published in New York in 1948] . Kaczerginsky gives, not only the tunes and texts of the songs, but all the facts he was able to gather about the singers, the circumstances, etc. Nos. 3, 4, 5, 6 are sung by Mr. Horowitz and his young daughter Rokhele. They are Jewish actors, but render the songs in a natural “folk” manner.


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“Zol zayn az ikh boy in der luft mayne shleser,” YIVO Online Exhibitions, accessed July 16, 2024,
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