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
Artist: Cohan, Charlie
Language: Yiddish

On album: K-035(b) (Kosher Kitschin' with the Original Klezmer Jazz Band)
Track ID: 30711
Artist: Abruzzo, Tom
Artist: Bernardi, Paul
Artist: Chernet, Joel
Artist: Gross, Ken
Artist: Leshaw, Howie
Artist: Original Klezmer Jazz Band
Artist: Salzberg, Si
Artist: Sapoznik, Henry -- סאַפּאָזניק, הענעך
Artist: 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
Artist: Intnatl Novelty Orch & Hall,A.
Language: English

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

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