New York; Metro Music Co., 1935. Item #33299
Original wraps. 4to. 6 pages. 31 cm. First edition. Lyrics in Yiddish and romanized Yiddish. Zlatopol; Played at David Kessler's Second Avenue Theatre, New York. Michael Saks presents Al Olshanetsky and Jacob Kalich's Operetta 'What Girls Do' featuring Molly Picon. As sung by Leon Gold. Libretto by William Siegel. Lyrics by Jacob Jacobs; music by Alexander Olshanetsky. For voice and Piano. Wraps printed in blue ink, with photographs of Leon Gold and Alexander Olshanetsky. Includes cast of performance and descriptions of the acts and scenes, in English and Yiddish, on last page. Alexander Olshanetsky (1892–1946) “Born in Odessa, Alexander Olshanetsky was among the most prominent and prolific composers and conductors of the Yiddish theater, and was also a highly regarded synagogue choir director. ” (Milken Archive) . Subjects: Songs, Yiddish. Yiddish Theatre. OCLC lists 4 copies (NYPL, Florida Atlantic, Harvard, OSU) . Light wear to wraps, otherwise fresh. Very good condition. (MUSIC-3-55).