Jewish Immigration to America

Lebn zol kolumbus (Long live Columbus)

Title

Lebn zol kolumbus (Long live Columbus)

Date

March 30, 1916

Subject

Yiddish Theater Music
Immigrants, American Jewish

Description

Abraham Rosenstein with King’s Orchestra
Victor 67823 mx. B 17402-1; Recorded NY
Lebn Zol Columbus is a drinking soon from a Yiddish musical comedy, Der grine milyoner (The greenhorn millionaire), produced in New York in 1915.

Chorus:
Yeah, it's good
everyone sing along:
Long live Columbus!
Brothers, drink a toast lekhayim, to life!
Oh, long live Columbus
for this brand new land!
Be happy!
Don't believe the idlers
Let's hear it, Jews--
Long live Columbus!

Creator

Wohl, Herman Wohl
Perlmutter, Arnold

Source

Max and Frieda Weinstein Archive of YIVO Sound Recordings

Publisher

YIVO Institute for Jewish Research

Format

MP3

Language

Yiddish

Type

Vinyl Recording

Identifier

YIVO Sound Recordings - 3

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Citation

Wohl, Herman Wohl and Perlmutter, Arnold, “Lebn zol kolumbus (Long live Columbus),” YIVO Online Exhibitions, accessed October 21, 2021, https://immigrationusa.yivo.org/items/show/6340.
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