Look up artist Fershko, Sarah


Name: Fershko, Sarah
Name (Yiddish): פֿערשקאָ, שׂרה
Born: Loyzk (לױצק) Poland
Died: Sept 28, 2000 (Miami Beach, Florida, USA)
Comment: See Artice in Yiddish Forward by Isik Gottesman, Nov 3, 2000

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Title: Vaylu -- װײַלו
Also known as: Shpil Mir Tsigayaner
Author: Manger, Itzik -- מאַנגער, איציק
Genre: Literary Origin
Subject: Gypsy/Poverty/Wandering/Mother/Sorrow/Song
Origin: ML PYS 190/Alb B-211(a)
Transliteration: ML PYS 190/Alb B-211(a)
Translation: T-015(a)/Alb B-211(a)
Music: ML PYS 191
Additional song notes: Play (Perform Ffor Me Gypsy Masha Benya Mats also credited (aithor? Composer?) on Alb B-211(a)
On album: F-002(c) (Songs Of My People Sarah Fershko, soprano)
Track ID: 14196
Vocal/Soprano Fershko, Sarah -- פֿערשקאָ, שׂרה
Piano Fershko, Chaim -- פֿערשקאָ, חיים
First line: Shpil mir tsigayner, shpil mir a lid, shpil mir un shpil...
First line (Yiddish):שפּיל מיר ציגײַנער, שפּיל מיר אַ ליד, שפּיל מיר און שפּיל מיר...
Track comment: Published under title "Vaylu" in MG PYS
Language: Yiddish
Style: Concert

Title: Nisht Gezorgt -- נישט געזאָגט
On album: F-002(c) (Songs Of My People Sarah Fershko, soprano)
Track ID: 11159
Author Konstantinowski, Moshe
Composer Kelemer, Shmuel
Vocal/Soprano Fershko, Sarah -- פֿערשקאָ, שׂרה
Piano Fershko, Chaim -- פֿערשקאָ, חיים
First line: Nisht gezorgt, yisroelik lieber, s'vet di nakht shoyn bald..
First line (Yiddish):נישט געזאָגט, ישׂראליק ליבער, ס'װעט גי נאַכט שױן באַלד פֿאַריבער,
Language: Yiddish
Style: Concert

Title: A Shtikl Papir (Gelbart) -- אַ שטיקל פּאַפּיר (געלבאַרט)
Author: Leivick, Halper -- לײװיק, האַלפּער
Composer: Gelbart, Mikhl -- געלבאַרט, מיכל
Genre: Literary Origin/
Subject: Rejection/Indifference/Coldness/Letter
Origin: Belarsky 1 223/Gel Yovl 36
Transliteration: Belarsky 1 223/Gel Yovl 36
Translation: Alb C-044(a)HG TYP 118/Alb T-015(a)/Alb C-044(a)
Music: Gel Yovl 36
Additional song notes: A small piece of Paper
On album: F-002(c) (Songs Of My People Sarah Fershko, soprano)
Track ID: 604
Author Leivick, Halper -- לײװיק, האַלפּער
Composer/Piano Fershko, Chaim -- פֿערשקאָ, חיים
Vocal/Soprano Fershko, Sarah -- פֿערשקאָ, שׂרה
First line: Mir veln zikh keyn mol nit zen mer, dayn beyzkeyt hot...
First line:מיר װעלן זיך קײן מאָל ניט זען מער, דײן בײזקײט האָט מיך בײז...

Title: Vig Lid -- װיג ליד
Genre: Lullaby
On album: 039g (Avigdori-Fershko, K. and S./ Songs: Yiddish/)
Track ID: 30515
Piano Fershko, Chaim -- פֿערשקאָ, חיים
Vocal Fershko, Sarah -- פֿערשקאָ, שׂרה
Track comment: Lyrics by Itzkhak Ivry/Music by Chaim Fershko
Language: Yiddish
Style: Concert

Title: Am Yisroel Chai (Efnt Tir Un...) -- עם ישׂראל חי (עפֿנט טיר און עפֿנט..)
On album: F-002(a) (Songs to Remember (Ghetto Songs) sung by Sarah Fershko)
Track ID: 1219
Author Knapheise, M.
Vocal/Soprano Fershko, Sarah -- פֿערשקאָ, שׂרה
Piano Fershko, Chaim -- פֿערשקאָ, חיים
First line: Efnt tir un efnt toyer, shoyn genug, genug der troyer,
First line (Yiddish):עפֿנט טיר און עפֿנט טױער, שױן גענוג, גענוג דער טרױער,
Language: Yiddish
Style: Concert

Title: Broyges (Fershko) -- ברוגז
Author: Manger, Itzik -- מאַנגער, איציק
Composer: Fershko, Chaim -- פֿערשקאָ, חיים
Genre: Literary Origin/Holocaust
Subject: Levy Yitskhok/Anger/God/Silence/Quarrel
Origin: Manger 459 (Lid Un Balade)/Alb F-024(a)
Translation: Manger Wolf 105 (World According to Manger)
On album: F-002(c) (Songs Of My People Sarah Fershko, soprano)
Track ID: 2618
Piano Fershko, Chaim -- פֿערשקאָ, חיים
Vocal/Soprano Fershko, Sarah -- פֿערשקאָ, שׂרה
Arranger Winternitz, Dr. Khanan -- וינטרניץ, ד"ר חנן
First line: Reb levi yitskhok in talis un tfiln, rirt zikh nisht funem…
First line (Yiddish):ר' לוי יצחק אין טלית און תפֿילן, רירט זיך נישט פֿונעם אָרט.
Track comment: Translated under title "Reb Levi Yitzkhok"
Language: Yiddish
Style: Concert

Title: Dos Reydl -- דאָס רײדל
On album: F-002(c) (Songs Of My People Sarah Fershko, soprano)
Track ID: 4142
Author Citrin, Gitl -- סיטרין, גיטל
Composer Kon, Henekh -- קאָן, הענעך
Vocal/Soprano Fershko, Sarah -- פֿערשקאָ, שׂרה
Piano Fershko, Chaim -- פֿערשקאָ, חיים
First line: Reydl du dreyst zikh, du halst on dem shpan, azoy drey ikh..
First line (Yiddish):רײדל דו דרײסט זיך, דו באַלסט אָן דעם שפּאַן, אַזױ דרײ איך...
Language: Yiddish

Title: Dialog Mit Seykhl -- דיאַלאָג מיט שׂכל
On album: F-002(a) (Songs to Remember (Ghetto Songs) sung by Sarah Fershko)
Track ID: 3853
Author Citrin, Gitl -- סיטרין, גיטל
Composer/Piano Fershko, Shmuel -- פֿערשקאָ, שמואל
Vocal/Soprano Fershko, Sarah -- פֿערשקאָ, שׂרה
First line: Der seykhl zogt, nit veyn, nit veyn.
First line (Yiddish):דער שׂכל זאָגט, ניט װײן, ניט װײן.
Language: Yiddish
Style: Concert

Title: Exodus
Author: Boone, Pat
Composer: Gold, Ernest
Genre: Film/Zionist
Subject: Israel/Land/Entitlement/
Additional song notes: See Gottlieb 135 for relationship to "Skeffington Arrives"
On album: F-002(c) (Songs Of My People Sarah Fershko, soprano)
Track ID: 4913
Vocal/Soprano Fershko, Sarah -- פֿערשקאָ, שׂרה
Translator Hebrew Ben Ezra, Miriam
Piano/Arranger Fershko, Chaim -- פֿערשקאָ, חיים
Language: Hebrew
Style: Concert

Title: Far Vos Iz Der Himl -- פֿאָר װאָס איז דער הימל
Author: Opsekin, Leyb -- אָפּעסקין, לײב
Genre: Holocaust
Subject: Questions/Mood
Song Comment: Music based on a Soviet motiv
Origin: Kaczer 78/Alb V-001(a)/Alb D-004(g)
Transliteration: Alb D-004(n)/Alb W-001(a)/ML WAH 25/
Translation: Alb D-004(n)/Alb W-001(a)/Alb D-004(g)/ML WAH 28
Music: ML WAH 28/
On album: F-002(a) (Songs to Remember (Ghetto Songs) sung by Sarah Fershko)
Track ID: 5103
Vocal/Soprano Fershko, Sarah -- פֿערשקאָ, שׂרה
Piano Fershko, Chaim -- פֿערשקאָ, חיים
First line: Far vos iz der himl geven nekhtn loyter, mit freyd hot...
First line (Yiddish):פֿאַר װאָס איז דער הימל געװען נעכטן לױטער, מיט פֿרײד האָט...
Language: Yiddish
Style: Concert

Title: Es Brent -- עס ברענט
Also known as: Undzer Shtetl Brent
Also known as: Haayara Boeret
Also known as: Our Little Village Is Aflame
Author: Gebirtig, Mordkhe -- געבירטיג, מרדכי
Composer: Gebirtig, Mordkhe -- געבירטיג, מרדכי
Genre: Holocaust/
Subject: Catastrophe/Destruction/Pogrom/Resistance/Alarm/Warning
Origin: Ephemera 1203/Kaczer 330/ML WAH 12/Alb B-003(a)/Alb D-004(g)/Alb F-24(e)/
Transliteration: CD L-054(a)/ML WAH 12/Alb Z-010(g)/Mlot-Gott 12/Alb M-029(a)/Vinkov 4 62
Translation: Ephemera 1204/Alb M-029(a)/ML WAH 12/Alb R-033(a)/Alb Z-010(g)/Alb D-004(g)
Music: Kaczer 424/ML WAH 12/Vinkov 4 62
Additional song notes: It's Burning Written in 1938 following progrom in Przytk. Hebrew Adaptation with Album Notes V-001(b) and Ephemera 1203
On album: F-002(a) (Songs to Remember (Ghetto Songs) sung by Sarah Fershko)
Track ID: 4791
Vocal/Soprano Fershko, Sarah -- פֿערשקאָ, שׂרה
Piano Fershko, Chaim -- פֿערשקאָ, חיים
First line: S'brent! Briderlekh, s'brent! Oy, undzer orem shtetl...
First line (Yiddish):ס'ברענט! ברידערלעך, ס'ברענט! אױ, אונדזער אָרעם שטעטל נעבעך…
Track comment: Written in 1938 following progrom in Przytk.
Language: Yiddish
Style: Concert

Title: Eynzam -- אײנזאַם
Author: Manger, Itzik -- מאַנגער, איציק
Genre: Literary Origin
Subject: Lonliness/Alienation/Mice/Drunkeness/Wine/Tavern
Origin: Alb L-001(a)/ML MTAG 162/Manger 183/R-024(d)/W-035(a)/Sh Sh 419
Transliteration: Alb L-001(a)/ML MTAG 162/R-07(f)4/R-024(d)/Alb S-098(b)/W-035(a)
Translation: Leftwich GP 569/R-07(f)4/B-069(a)/R-024(d)/Alb S-098(b)/W-035(a)/Sh Sh 418
Music: ML MTAG 163/Manger Roz 324/
Additional song notes: Lonely Addtl translation by Ruth Whitman in PJ5191.E3 W5
On album: F-002(c) (Songs Of My People Sarah Fershko, soprano)
Track ID: 5021
Vocal/Soprano Fershko, Sarah -- פֿערשקאָ, שׂרה
Piano Fershko, Chaim -- פֿערשקאָ, חיים
First line: Keyner veyst nit vos ikh zog, keyner veyst nit vos ikh vil,
First line (Yiddish):קײנער װײסט ניט װאָס איך זאָג, קײנער װײסט ניט װאָס איך װיל,
Language: Yiddish
Style: Concert

Title: In Geto (Berezovsky) -- אין געטאָ (בערעזאָװסקי)
Author: Gebirtig, Mordkhe -- געבירטיג, מרדכי
Composer: Berezovsky, Shaul -- בערעזאָװסקי, שאול
Genre: Holocaust/Folk Poet/Lament
Subject: Terror/Hunger
Origin: Gebir ML 114/Gebir Lemm 255
Transliteration: Alb L-025(a)/CD K-059(b)/Alb G-022(b)
Translation: Gebir SIMC 146/CD K-059(b)/Alb G-022(b)
On album: F-002(a) (Songs to Remember (Ghetto Songs) sung by Sarah Fershko)
Track ID: 7361
Vocal/Soprano Fershko, Sarah -- פֿערשקאָ, שׂרה
Piano Fershko, Chaim -- פֿערשקאָ, חיים
First line: Gleykh vi di trit oyf a samdikn veg, fun makhnes...
First line (Yiddish):גלײך װי די טריט אױף אַ זאַמדיקן װעג פֿון מחנות פֿאָרמאַטערטע...
Language: Yiddish
Style: Concert

Title: Gut Shabos Aykh (Shabat Shalom) -- גוט שבּת אײַך (שבּת שלום)
On album: F-002(c) (Songs Of My People Sarah Fershko, soprano)
Track ID: 5820
Author Ben Yehuda
Vocal/Soprano Fershko, Sarah -- פֿערשקאָ, שׂרה
Composer Secunda, Sholom -- סעקונדאַ, שלום
Piano Fershko, Chaim -- פֿערשקאָ, חיים
Track comment: Same melody as "Gut Shabos Aykh"

Title: Freg Nit Far Vos -- פֿרעג ניט פֿאַר װאָס
Author: Kreditor, Rose -- קרעדיטאָר, ראָז
On album: F-002(c) (Songs Of My People Sarah Fershko, soprano)
Track ID: 5359
Author Kraditor, Rose
Composer/Piano Fershko, Chaim -- פֿערשקאָ, חיים
Vocal/Soprano Fershko, Sarah -- פֿערשקאָ, שׂרה
First line: Zey vi der himl iz likhtik un blo, keyn shprinkele khmara..
First line (Yiddish):זײ װי דער הימל איז ליגטיק אָן בלאָ, קײן שפּרינקעלע כמאַראַ...
Language: Yiddish

Title: Haifa (Shalmoni, Heb) -- חיפה (שאַלמאָני, עבֿרית)
On album: F-002(c) (Songs Of My People Sarah Fershko, soprano)
Track ID: 5903
Vocal/Soprano Fershko, Sarah -- פֿערשקאָ, שׂרה
Author Shalmoni, Khaim -- שאַלמוני, חיים
Composer Blitental, Dan -- בליטענטאַל, דן
Piano Fershko, Chaim -- פֿערשקאָ, חיים
Language: Hebrew
Style: Concert

Title: Kinder -- קינדער
On album: F-002(a) (Songs to Remember (Ghetto Songs) sung by Sarah Fershko)
Track ID: 8430
Author Zak, Avrom -- זאַק, אבֿרהם
Composer/Piano Fershko, Chaim -- פֿערשקאָ, חיים
Vocal/Soprano Fershko, Sarah -- פֿערשקאָ, שׂרה
First line: Neshomelekh reyne fun kinderlekh kleyne, mit eygelekh...
First line (Yiddish):נשמהלעך רײנע פֿון קינדערלעך קלײנע, מיט אײגעלעך הימעלעך בלױ,
Language: Yiddish
Style: Concert

Title: Mayn Tfile (Goldberg) -- מײַן תפילה
On album: F-002(a) (Songs to Remember (Ghetto Songs) sung by Sarah Fershko)
Track ID: 10017
Author Goldberg, Sylvia
Composer/Piano Fershko, Chaim -- פֿערשקאָ, חיים
Vocal/Soprano Fershko, Sarah -- פֿערשקאָ, שׂרה
First line: Getsoygn der golus zikh lang, geveyn azoy troyerik benk,
First line:געצױגן דער גלות זיך לאַנג, געװען אַזױ טרױעריק בענק,

Title: Lutzk -- פֿאָר װאָס איז דער הימל
On album: F-002(a) (Songs to Remember (Ghetto Songs) sung by Sarah Fershko)
Track ID: 9492
Author Weisman, G.
Composer/Piano Fershko, Chaim -- פֿערשקאָ, חיים
Vocal/Soprano Fershko, Sarah -- פֿערשקאָ, שׂרה
First line: Iber yamen ligt mayn shtetl, lutzk, oy liber heym,
First line (Yiddish):איבער ימען ליגט מײַן שטעטל, לוטזק, אױ ליבער הײם,
Language: Yiddish
Style: Concert

Title: Mayn Zeydns Zmiros -- מײַן זײדנס זמירות
On album: F-002(c) (Songs Of My People Sarah Fershko, soprano)
Track ID: 10060
Author Jacob, Helen
Composer/Piano Fershko, Chaim -- פֿערשקאָ, חיים
Vocal/Soprano Fershko, Sarah -- פֿערשקאָ, שׂרה
First line: Di zmiros fun mayn zeydn, gedenk ikh yorn lang,
First line (Yiddish):די זמירות פֿון מײַן זײדן, געדענק איך יאָרן לאַנג,
Language: Yiddish
Style: Concert

Title: Neyn -- נײן
On album: F-002(a) (Songs to Remember (Ghetto Songs) sung by Sarah Fershko)
Track ID: 11013
Author Ivry, Itzkhak. -- איװרי, י.
Composer/Piano Fershko, Chaim -- פֿערשקאָ, חיים
Vocal/Soprano Fershko, Sarah -- פֿערשקאָ, שׂרה
First line: Glaykh baym ershtn signal, fun blutik rufindik glok,
First line (Yiddish):גלײַך בײַם ערשטן סיגנאַל, פֿון בלוטיק רופֿינדיק גלאָק,
Language: Yiddish
Style: Concert

Title: Minutn Fun Bitokhn -- מינוטן פֿון בּטחון
Author: Gebirtig, Mordkhe -- געבירטיג, מרדכי
Composer: Gebirtig, Mordkhe -- געבירטיג, מרדכי
Genre: Holocaust/Krakow Ghetto/Hope/
Subject: War End/Patience/Survival
Origin: Gebir MLZ 124/Alb B-11(a)4/ML WAH 78/Gebir SIMC 132/Vinkov 5 246
Transliteration: Alb C-035(c)/Alb L-038(a)/ML WAH 78/Alb K-059(b)/Vinkov 5 246
Translation: Alb C-035(c)/ML WAH 78/Alb B-011(a)/Alb L-038(a)/Alb K-059(b)/Vinkov 5 246
Music: ML WAH 78/Alb L-025(b)/Gebir MLZ/Vinkov 5 246
Additional song notes: Moments Of Confidence
On album: F-002(a) (Songs to Remember (Ghetto Songs) sung by Sarah Fershko)
Track ID: 10485
Vocal/Soprano Fershko, Sarah -- פֿערשקאָ, שׂרה
Piano Fershko, Chaim -- פֿערשקאָ, חיים
First line: Yidn! Zol zayn freylekh! Shoyn nisht lang, Ikh hof s'ekt...
First line (Yiddish):ייִדן! זאָל זײַן פֿרײליך! שױן נישט לאַנג, איך האָף ס'עקט די מלחמה,
Language: Yiddish
Style: Concert

Title: Negev (Heb, Fershko) -- נגב (עבֿרית, פֿערשקאָ)
On album: F-002(c) (Songs Of My People Sarah Fershko, soprano)
Track ID: 10963
Author/Composer Fershko, Shmuel -- פֿערשקאָ, שמואל
Vocal/Soprano Fershko, Sarah -- פֿערשקאָ, שׂרה
Piano Fershko, Chaim -- פֿערשקאָ, חיים

Title: Shmid Dayn Goyrl -- שמיד דײַן גורל
On album: F-002(c) (Songs Of My People Sarah Fershko, soprano)
Track ID: 14059
Author Goldberg, Sylvia
Composer/Piano Fershko, Chaim -- פֿערשקאָ, חיים
Vocal/Soprano Fershko, Sarah -- פֿערשקאָ, שׂרה
First line: Fun dem (?) keyver, opgeheylt, hot dayn oyg, dayn oyg...
First line:פֿון דעם קבֿר, אָפּגעהײלט, האָט דײַן אױג, דײַן רױג געטרערט,
Track comment: Text not clearly audible on the recording

Title: Vemen Zol Ikh Shenken Mayne Teg -- װעמען זאַל איך שענקען מײַנע טעג,
On album: F-002(a) (Songs to Remember (Ghetto Songs) sung by Sarah Fershko)
Track ID: 16378
Author Leese, A.
Composer Belarsky, Sidor -- בעלאַרסקי, סידאָר
Vocal/Soprano Fershko, Sarah -- פֿערשקאָ, שׂרה
Piano/Arranger Fershko, Chaim -- פֿערשקאָ, חיים
First line: Vemen zol ikh shenken mayne teg, vemen zol ikh shenken...
First line (Yiddish):װעמען זאָל איך שענקען מײַנע טעג, װעמען זאָל איך שענקען מײַנע...
Track comment: Text credited to "Leese" on album notes.
Language: Yiddish
Style: Concert

Title: Viglid (Corona) -- װיגליד (קאָראָנאַ)
On album: F-002(c) (Songs Of My People Sarah Fershko, soprano)
Track ID: 16576
Author/Composer Corona, Mordecai
Vocal/Soprano Fershko, Sarah -- פֿערשקאָ, שׂרה
Piano Fershko, Chaim -- פֿערשקאָ, חיים
First line: Shlof mayn zunele, shtil, du vekst in mir a gefil,
First line:שלאָף מײַן זונעלע, שטיל, דו װעקסט אין מיר אַ געפֿיל,

Title: Zog Nit Keyn Mol -- זאָג ניט קײן מאָל
Also known as: Shir Hapartizanim
Also known as: Partisaner Lid
Also known as: Partisan Song
Also known as: Al Na Tomar
Also known as: Never Say
Author: Glik, Hirsh -- גליק, הירש (1922-1944)
Composer: Pokras, Dan -- פּאָקראַס, דאַן
Composer: Pokras, Dimitri -- פּאָקראַס, דימעטרי
Genre: World War II/Holocaust/Resistance
Subject: Survival/Resistance/Hope
Origin: Ephemera 1203/ Kaczer 3/ML WAH 94/Alb M-029(a)/Alb V-001(a)/Vinkov 4 65
Transliteration: ML WAH 94/Alb G-010(g)/Alb S-083(a)/Alb F-018(b)/Alb G-005(b)/Vinkov 4 65
Translation: Ephemera 1204/Alb G-006(b)/ML WAH 94/Alb S-083(a)/Alb D-004(g)/Vonkov IV 65
Music: ML WAH 94/Alb Z-012(a)/Rubin Voi 85/Vinkov 4 65/Kaczer 361
Additional song notes: Never Say Hebrew Adaptation with Album Notes V-001(b) and Ephemera 1203
On album: F-002(a) (Songs to Remember (Ghetto Songs) sung by Sarah Fershko)
Track ID: 18162
Vocal/Soprano Fershko, Sarah -- פֿערשקאָ, שׂרה
Piano Fershko, Chaim -- פֿערשקאָ, חיים
First line: Zog nisht keyn mol az du geyst dem letstn veg. Khotch himlen
First line (Yiddish):זאָג נישט קײן מאָל אַז דו גײסט דעם לעצטן װעג. כאָטש הימלען...
Language: Yiddish
Style: Concert

Title: Vider Iz Mayn Land Shoyn Do -- װידער איז מייִן לאַנד שױן דאָ
Author: Ivry, Itzkhak. -- איװרי, י.
Composer: Fershko, Chaim -- פֿערשקאָ, חיים
Genre: Zionist
On album: 039g (Avigdori-Fershko, K. and S./ Songs: Yiddish/)
Track ID: 30514
Piano Fershko, Chaim -- פֿערשקאָ, חיים
Vocal Fershko, Sarah -- פֿערשקאָ, שׂרה
Language: Yiddish
Style: Concert

Title: Moyshele Mayn Fraynd -- משהלע מײַן פֿרײַנד
Author: Gebirtig, Mordkhe -- געבירטיג, מרדכי
Composer: Gebirtig, Mordkhe -- געבירטיג, מרדכי
Genre: Memory/Folk
Subject: Childhood/Aging/Friends
Origin: ML MTAG 122/Alb R-22(a)/Alb D-004(d)/Alb F-024(e)/Sheet Music Moskow 3
Transliteration: CD L-054(a)/ML MTAG 122/Alb D-004(d)/Alb R-022(a)/CD A-005(e)SM Moskow 3/e1435
Translation: CD L-054(a)/Silverman SJP06/Alb R-022(a)/Alb M-041(a)/CD A-005(e)/SM Moskow 3
Music: ML MTAG 122/Silverman SJP06//Sheet Music Moskow 3
On album: 039g (Avigdori-Fershko, K. and S./ Songs: Yiddish/)
Track ID: 30516
Piano Fershko, Chaim -- פֿערשקאָ, חיים
Vocal Fershko, Sarah -- פֿערשקאָ, שׂרה
Language: Yiddish
Style: Concert

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