IDISHE UN HEBREISHE LIDER: FOLKS UN NATSIONALE
New York; H. Lefkowitch, 1917. Item #33207
Original Boards. 8vo. 47 pages. 23 cm. First edition. Words in romanized Yiddish or Hebrew; also printed as text in Hebrew characters and in romanization. Cover title = Yiddishe gesangen. Henry Lefkowitch was a composer and publisher of Jewish music. He operated the Metro Music Company. He had studied composition with Ernest Bloch and wrote many Jewish art songs and some liturgical music. Her served as a conductor and founded two symphony orchestras that were later absorbed into other groups. He was Secretary of the Society of Jewish Composers. He had been a guest conductor at the Canotrs' Assembly of America and lectured on music on the radio and also conducted at Cooper Union. Subjects: Songs, Yiddish. Songs, Hebrew. Folk-songs, Yiddish. OCLC lists 13 copies. Light soiling to boards, otherwise clean and fresh. Very good condition. (MUSIC-2-23).