Look up artist Mogulesco, Sigmund (Zelig)


Name: Mogulesco, Sigmund (Zelig)
Name (Yiddish): מאָגולסקאָ, זעליג
Born: Dec 16, 1858 (Zlatapolia, Bessarabia)
Note: Came to America 1877/See Perlumtter p. 319/See Zylber 2 p. 1179 (Lexicon Vol 2)

Songs written or composed


Title: Dos Yoseml -- דאָס יתומל
Author: Goldfaden, Avrom -- גאָלדפֿאַדען, אַבֿרהם
Composer: Mogulesco, Sigmund (Zelig) מאָגולסקאָ, זעליג
Genre: Theater/Lament
Subject: Orphan/Kadish/Mourning/Parents/Unique/Irreplaceable

Sheet music:


Folder: 755
Series: 4
Arranger: Teres, Albert
Arranged for: Voice/Piano
Texts: Yiddish/Transliteration
Publisher: A. Teres, Music Dealer
Publisher address: 159 Delancey St. New York, NY
Date: 1921
Provenance: Schper-Rosenthal Sheet Music Collection, Gift of Faye & Jerry Rosenthal
Mel & Shrifra Gold Project, NYBC Catlg #: 657
First line: Ersht nekhtn gefrayt zikh geredt, ven di mame hot mir gebet
First line (Yiddish): ערשט נעכטן געפֿרייט זיך גערעדט, ווען די מאַמע האָט מיך געבעט,
Notes: Dark blue lettering, Yiddish/English. Photo of Goldfaden (by Mandelkern Photo). Front cover includes a Catalogue of Celebrated Jewish Music for Piano with Words. Also on front cover; The Sweetest Waltz Ever Published, first two lines of music. Price 20 cents.

Recordings:


On album: 043x
Track ID: 30035
Artist: Mischeloff, Maurice/Feldman,J.
Language: Yiddish

On album: 016e
Track ID: 29243
Artist: Paskel, Simon, Tenor
Language: Yiddish

On album: 004j
Track ID: 28899
Artist: Paskel, Simon -- פּאַסקאַל, סײַמאָן
Language: Yiddish

Title: Oy Iz Dos A Mame -- אױ איז דאָס אַ מאָמע
Author: Mogulesco, Sigmund (Zelig) מאָגולסקאָ, זעליג
Composer: Mogulesco, Sigmund (Zelig) מאָגולסקאָ, זעליג
Genre: Theater
Subject: Widower/Second Wife/Children/Conflict/Mother/Loss

Sheet music:


Folder: 694
Series: 4
Arranged for: Voice/Piano
Texts: Transliteration only
Publisher: Theodore Lohr
Publisher address: 286 Grand Street, New York, NY
Date: 1909
Provenance: Schper-Rosenthal Sheet Music Collection, Gift of Faye & Jerry Rosenthal
Mel & Shrifra Gold Project, NYBC Catlg #: 488
First line: An alter almen zayer raykh zayn vayb iz ersht tsvey vokhn..
First line (Yiddish): אַן אַלטערש אַלמן זייער רייך, זײַן ווײַב איז ערשט צויי וואָכן טויט געשטאָרבן
Notes: Bright green lettering, Yiddish/English. Photos of S. Mogulesco, S. Smulewitz & J. Brody. From Joseph Lateiner's play "Dos Yidishe Hertz", playing at D. Kessler's Thalia Theatre. Price: Piano, 50 cents; Violin, 30 cents. Back cover includes catalog of Yiddish music for piano and violin, with prices, all in Yiddish.

Recording:


On album: 062k
Track ID: 30638
Artist: Smulewitz, Solomon -- שמוליװטש, שלמה
Artist: Kamern/Kamenetsky, Joseph -- קאַמערנ, יאָספֿ
Language: Yiddish
Style: Concert

Title: Gevald Di Mame -- געוואַלד די מאָמע
Author: Mogulesco, Sigmund (Zelig) מאָגולסקאָ, זעליג
Composer: Mogulesco, Sigmund (Zelig) מאָגולסקאָ, זעליג
Genre: Theater
Subject: Mother

Sheet music:


Folder: 22
Series: 4
Arranger: Kammen, J. & J.
Arranged for: Piano/Voice
Texts: Yiddish/Transliteration
Publisher: S. Schenker
Publisher address: 66 Canal Street, New York
Date: 1916
Provenance: Gift of Robert & Molly Freedman, 1996
First line: Vilst du lebn af der velt, shvindlen, trigen,..
First line (Yiddish): ןןחלסט דו לעבן אויף דער וועלט, שווינדלען, טריגען..
Notes: Cover: Yiddish and English block letter title. Cameo photo of S. Mogulesko centered in stylized lyre with flowers. Piano 50 cents / Violin 30 cents / Back cover ì includes excerpts of: Mother Is Your Best Friend, by H. A. ì Russotto and M. Zavodnick; Shabes Koydesh, by Louis Gilrod and ì Otto Motzan; and Mamenyu Koyf Mir Dos, by S. Mogulesko.

Title: Min Hamaytsar (Mogulesco) -- מן המצר (מאָגולעסקאָ)
Author: Mogulesco, Sigmund (Zelig) מאָגולסקאָ, זעליג
Composer: Mogulesco, Sigmund (Zelig) מאָגולסקאָ, זעליג
Genre: Theater
Subject: Enemies/Survival/Pharoh/Hamon
Additional song notes: From the operetta "Blimele"

Sheet music:


Folder: 94
Series: 4
Arranger: Russotto, Henry A.
Arranged for: Piano/Voice
Texts: Transliteration
Publisher: Hebrew Publishing Comp
Publisher address: 50-52 Eldridge St., New York
Date: 1903
Provenance: Gift of Robert & Molly Freedman, 1996
First line: Dos yidele im kenen ale kleyn un shvakh iz er gor,
First line (Yiddish): דאָס ייִדעלע אים קענען אַלע קליין און שוואַך,
Notes: Cover: Photo Insert of man, presumably Mogusco, titled Mogulescos Music Album, Min Hameizar in English and Hebrew. From the opera "Blihmele" For piano 50 cents.

Title: Dos Pekele -- דאָס פּעקעלע
Author: Mogulesco, Sigmund (Zelig) מאָגולסקאָ, זעליג
Composer: Russotto, Henry A.
Genre: Theater
Additional song notes: Not clear from credit on sheet music as to identity of author and composer.

Sheet music:


Folder: 187
Series: 4
Arranger: Russotto, Henry A.
Arranged for: Violin
Texts: None
Publisher: The Hebrew Publishing Co.
Publisher address: 122-128 Leonard St. Brooklyn, NY
Date: 1900
Provenance: Gift of Robert and Molly Freedman
Notes: Dark blue stylized english lettering on cover. Price five cents. Folder also includes violin arrangement for "Chokhmas Noschim".

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