Look up artist Kovner, Abba


Name: Kovner, Abba
Name (Yiddish): קאָװנער, אַבאַ
Born: March 14,1918 (Sevastopol, Ukraine)
Died: Sept 25, 1987 (Ein Shoresh Kibbutz, Israel)
Note: Emigrated to Israel in 1946

Songs written or composed


Title: Shvayg, Telebende
Author: Kovner, Abba -- קאָװנער, אַבאַ

Recording:


On album: 052w (Gold, Clara/Goldstein, Gus/ Vayber,Yente Geyt Oyf Milkhome/ Shvayg, Telebende)
Track ID: 30290
Vocal Gold, Clara -- גאָלד, קלאַראַ
Vocal Goldstein, Gus
Language: Yiddish
Style: Theater/Humorous/Spoken Word

Other tracks with this artist


Title: Farmutshet In Finsterer Tfise -- פֿאַרמוטשעט אין פֿינסטערער תּפֿיסה
On album: S-093(a)1 (Leo Summergrad Yiddish Folksongs 1959 Vol 1 of 2)
Track ID: 23165
Author Kovner, Abba -- קאָװנער, אַבאַ
Artist Summergrad, Leo
First line: Farmutshet in finsterer tfise, in kamf far der arberter...
First line:פֿאַרמוטשעט אין פֿינסטערער תּפֿיסה, אין קאַמף פֿאַר דער אַרבעטער מאַכט
Track comment: Same melody as Edelshtat's "In Kamf"

Title: Abba Kovner - Comments (Video)
Genre: Holocaust/Place/Video/Documentary
Subject: Vilna Ghetto/Organizations/Resistance
On album: V0041
Track ID: 34098
Commentator Kovner, Abba -- קאָװנער, אַבאַ
Language: Hebrew
Style: Spoken Word

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