Look up artist Leavitt, Ezekiel


Name: Leavitt, Ezekiel
Name (Yiddish): לעוויט, יחזקאל

Songs written or composed


Title: Di Nakht Iz Shtil (Leavitt) -- די נאַכט איז שטיל (לעוויט)
Author: Leavitt, Ezekiel -- לעוויט, יחזקאל
Composer: Jassinovsky, Khazn Pinkhos -- יאַסינאָװסקי, פּינחס
Genre: Literary Origin/Lullaby/Vig Lid/
Subject: Shekinah/Night/Peace/Sleep/Silence

Sheet music:


Folder: 401
Arranged for: Voice/Piano
Translator: Leavitt, Ezekiel (Author)
Texts: Yiddish/Transliteration/English
Publisher: Renanah
Publisher address: 131 W. 86th St. New York, NY.
Date: 1927
Provenance: Schper-Rosenthal Sheet Music Collection, Gift of Faye & Jerry Rosenthal
Mel & Shrifra Gold Project, NYBC Catlg #: 178
First line: Di nakht iz shtil, un in der luften dershpirt men shoyn…
First line (Yiddish): די נאַכט איז שטיל, און לופֿטען דערשפּירט מען שוין דער שכינהס טריט.
Notes: Green lettering, English/Yiddish. The name "Pinchos Jassinowsky" in large green oval in center. Price 50 cents. Five verses of Yiddish and English words on back cover.

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