THE TORCHBEARERS. ANU NOSIM LAPIDIM.
New York; Transcontinental Music, 1949. Item #33294
Original wraps. 4to. 6 pages. 28 cm. First edition. Words in Hebrew, English, and romanized Hebrew. Words by Zev. Melody by M. Zaira. Setting for voice and piano by Max Helfman. From the Brandeis Youth Foundation Series, Helfman's arrangement of this song by Mordechai Zeira. “The composer Mordechai Zeira (Dmitri Greben) was born on June 7, 1905 in Kiev. In 1924 he emigrated to Palestine and settled on Kibbutz Afikim. Zeira made his living working as an electrician. Many iconic Hebrew songs are attributed to him: among them 'Hayu Leilot', 'Layla Layla', 'Shnei Shoshanim' and many others. ” (Natl Libr Israel) Subjects: Songs, Israeli. Brandeis Youth Foundation. OCLC lists 4 copies (Harvard, HUC, Natl Libr Israel, Birmingham Southern) , none in New York. Light wear to wraps, otherwise fresh. Good + condition. (MUSIC-3-51) Xxxx.