New York: Alveltekher Yidisher Kultur-Kongres, 1972. Paperback. Item #41897
Original paper wrappers. 4to. 32 pages, 21 cm. In Yiddish and English. Henech Kon (1890–1972) was a famous Polish cabaret performer. He studied music in Berlin and ultimately returned to Warsaw where he was active in the Yiddish theater scene (Wikipedia, 2019). some of the songs from Kon’s larger theatrical scores are said to have become popular as “hits” in their own right in interwar Poland, and even to have been sung as quasi-folksongs in Jewish homes (Milken, 2019). Contents are: Zog nit keinmol / words by Hirsh Glik -- Es brent / M. Gebirtig -- Ani mamin -- Vaise shtern / A. Brudno ; A. Sutzkever -- Farvos iz der himl / words by L. Apeskin -- Varshe / Leon Wainer ; Sh. Katcherginski -- Yugnt himn / Basie Rubin ; Sh. Katcherginski -- Mach tzu die eygelech / music, D. Baiglman -- Shtil die nacht iz oysgeshternt / words by Hersh Glik -- Undzer mut iz nit gebrochn / words by I. Tzendorf -- A shtikl broyt / words and music by Chave Ledik -- Oyf shnorite / music, Elie Taitlboim -- A Yiddish kind / words, Chane Chaitin -- Mayn kleyner martirer / words, Diskant -- Itzik vitenberg / words by Sh. Katcherginski -- In kriuvke: (baheltenish) / Henech Kon ; Elie Magid and Gertzman -- Es shlogt di sho / music, K. Broida -- Pak zich / words by L. Rozental -- Hei dunay -- Kaddish / words by Z. Segalovitch. SUBJECTS: Songs, Yiddish. Holocaust, Jewish — Songs and Music. OCLC: 745155557. Very good condition. (HOLO2-147-13-ABELXCCIII+).