Look up artist Gilbert, Billy


Name: Gilbert, Billy
Born: September 12, 1894 (Louiville, Kentucky)
Died: September 23, 1971 (Hollywood, CA)
Note: Born "William Gilbert Baron"

Songs written or composed


Title: O Katerina -- אָ קאַטערינע
Author: Gilbert, Billy
Composer: Fall, Goldstein
Genre: Humorous/Vaudville/Novelty
Subject: Amsterdam/Rotterdam/Fat Lady/Bride/Weight Loss

Recordings:


On album: 002r (Cohan, Charlie/ Als Far Gelt/ O Katerina)
Track ID: 28844
Vocal Cohan, Charlie
Language: Yiddish

On album: K-035(b) (Kosher Kitschin' with the Original Klezmer Jazz Band)
Track ID: 30711
Bass Abruzzo, Tom
Trombone Bernardi, Paul
Clarinet/Alto Sax Chernet, Joel
Trumpet Gross, Ken
Tenor Sax Leshaw, Howie
Artist: Original Klezmer Jazz Band
Drums Salzberg, Si
Banjo/Guitar/Vocal Sapoznik, Henry -- סאַפּאָזניק, הענעך
Arranger/Musical Director/Vocal/Piano Sokolow, Pete -- סוקולוב, פּסח
First line: O Hymie sailed from Rotterdam, but first stopped in Amsterdam
First line:איך זינג יעצט פֿון סאַמי קאַץ, ער איז נישט קייִן יאָלד, און נישט קייִן לץ,
Audio: Freedman Sound Archives at Penn Libraries (temporarily unavailable)
Language: English/Yiddish
Style: Dialect/Duet
Length: 3:34

On album: 002p (Intnatl Novelty Orch & Hall,A./ O Katerina/ Titina)
Track ID: 28839
Vocal Intnatl Novelty Orch & Hall,A.
Language: English

On album: 059e (Burshteyn, Peysekhe/ O Katarina/ Gelakht un Gevaynt (Cha, Cha, Cha))
Track ID: 30563
Vocal Burstein, Peysekhke -- בורשטײַן, פּסחקע

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