Look up artist Hoffman, Joseph


Name: Hoffman, Joseph
Born: Kravuzer, Ukraine
Died: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Comment: Elaine Watt's Father, Susan's Grandfather
Note: Emigrated to US 1900

Songs written or composed


Title: Ay Ay Ay Mazl Tov -- אײַ אײַ אײַ מזל טובֿ
Author: Hoffman, Joseph
Composer: Hoffman, Joseph
Genre: Folk
Subject: Fate/Luck/Congratulations

Recording:


On album: M-062(a) (Mikveh -- מיקװה)
Track ID: 28147
Arranger Mikveh
Vocal Cooper, Adrienne -- קאָפּער, חנה־פֿריידע
Accordion Brody, Lauren
Clarinet Leverett, Margot
Double Bass Parrotti, Nicki
Violin Svigals, Alicia
Arranger Sklamberg, Lorin
First line: Ay ay ay mazl tov, mazl mazl mazl tov, ay ay ay mazl tov, ay mazl tov,
First line (Yiddish):אײַ אײַ אײַ מאַזל טובֿ, מזל מזל מזל טובֿ, אײַ מזל טובֿ,
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Language: Yiddish
Style: Folk/Freylekhs/Bulgar/Klezmer

Title: Mazl Tov (Hoffman) -- מזל טובֿ (האָפֿמאַן)
Composer: Hoffman, Joseph
Genre: Klezmer

Title: Hoffman Mazl Tov
Author: Watts, Susan
Composer: Hoffman, Joseph
Genre: Literary Origin, Concert
Subject: Senses/Touch/Feel/Sight/Hear/Give/Thankfullness/Love

Recording:


On album: W-034(b) (Susan Watts / Hartsklap)
Track ID: 43038
Vocal/Trumpet Watts, Susan
Piano/Background Vocal Dolgin, Josh
Drums Huntley, Richard
Guitar/Baritone Violin Watsky, Allen
Trombone Lemisch, Rachel -- לעמיש, רחל
Alto Sax Darriau, Matt
Baritone Sax Kontorovich, Alex
Tuba Caswell, Ron
First line: I can look, I can touch,, I can feel, I can see and I can…and I can love, and I can smile, mazel tov, it's feeling…
Language: English
Style: Concert/Jazz/Blues
Length: 4:07

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