Look up artist Prager, Jacob


Name: Prager, Jacob
Name (Yiddish): פּראַגער, יעקבֿ

Songs written or composed


Title: Lekoved Shabos (Prager) -- לכּבֿד שבּת (פּראַגער)
Author: Prager, Jacob -- פּראַגער, יעקבֿ
Composer: Olshanetsky, Alexander -- אָלשאַנעצקי, אַלעקסאַנדער
Genre: Theater
Subject: Sabbath/Food/Shabos
Additional song notes: From the Maurice Schwartz production of "The Water Carrier".

Sheet music:


Folder: 343
Arranged for: Voice/Piano
Texts: Transliteration
Publisher: Alexander Olshanetsky
Date: 1937
Provenance: Schper-Rosenthal Sheet Music Collection, Gift of Faye & Jerry Rosenthal
Mel & Shrifra Gold Project, NYBC Catlg #: 118
First line: Lekoved Shabes veln mir banayen di shkrabes fin di eyer….
Notes: Black lettering, Yiddish/English. From Maurice Schwartz production of The Water Carrier. Drawings of a water carrier and two men (Schwartz/Olshanetsky). Two songs in folder: Lekoved Shabes and Ikh Trog Vaser.

Title: Ikh Trog Vaser -- איך טראָג וואַסער
Author: Prager, Jacob -- פּראַגער, יעקבֿ
Composer: Olshanetsky, Alexander -- אָלשאַנעצקי, אַלעקסאַנדער
Genre: Theater/Lament
Subject: Occupation/Water Carrier/Misery
Additional song notes: From the Maurice Schwartz production of "The Water Carrier".

Sheet music:


Folder: 344
Arranged for: Voice/Piano
Texts: Transliteration
Publisher: Alexander Olshanetsky
Date: 1937
Provenance: Schper-Rosenthal Sheet Music Collection, Gift of Faye & Jerry Rosenthal
Mel & Shrifra Gold Project, NYBC Catlg #: 118
First line: Ikh trog vaser tog eyn tog oys. Yor eyn yor oys ikh trog….
Notes: Black lettering, Yiddish/English. Drawing of water carrier and two men's faces (Olshanetsky and Schwartz). From Maurice Schwartz's production "The Water Carrier".

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