Recording Pioneers


Abraham Zevi/Zwi IDELSOHN  1882 - 1938 PIONEER    PARENTS    LIFE    NOTES    LABELS    PHOTOS    THANK YOU

PIONEER

Abraham Zevi/Zwi IDELSOHN  1882 - 1938

aka Abraham Z. Idelsohn, A. Z. Idelsohn, Abraham Idelsohn, A. Idelsohn
nationality
occupation
birth 11/14 July 1882, Filsberg (Felixberg) LITHUANIA/LATVIA, RUSSIAN EMPIRE
baptism
death 14 Aug 1938, Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA.
burial
marriage 26 Oct 1902 in Eger, AUSTRIA or HUNGARY
Zilla/Sileh/Deborah SCHNEIDER

b. .... 1882, Zidra, RUSSIA
d. .... 1958, ..........

children
  • Shoshana/Susanna/Susanne

    b. .... 1906, ..........
    d. ............

  • Yiska (.... <1908>, Jerusalem, PALESTINE - d. ............)
  • Dena/Dina/Dinah (14 Apr 1909, Jerusalem, PALESTINE - d. 16 Nov 1981, Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA)

PARENTS

father Azrail/Azriel/Azreal Fishel IDELSOHN

b. ................
d. ....................

mother Devora Lea(h) ...........

b. ................
d. ..................

children
  • Abraham Zevi/Zwi

    b. 14 July 1882, Filsberg (Felixberg) Lithuania/Latvia, RUSSIAN EMPIRE
    d. 14 Aug 1938, Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA


LIFE


Persian/Yemenite/Sephardic recordings
Thesaurus of Hebrew Oriental Melodies



Sileh IDELSOHN (43y)
+ Yiska IDELSOHN (17y)
+ Dina IDELSOHN (16y)
SS "BRAGA"
dep. Jaffa, PALESTINE: 5 Oct 1925
arr. Providence, Rhode Island: 4 Nov 1925
FINAL DESTINATION: Cincinatti, Ohio


1930 CENSUS (9 Apr 1930, Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio)
Samuel S. Cohon (42y)
A. Irma Cohon (39y)
- Baruch Cohon (3y)
= Abraham Z. Idelsohn (47y; boarder) Professor Hebrew College
= Zilla Idelsohn (47y; boarder)



NOTES

  • A Century of Idelsohn by Baruch J. Cohon: (he has 1 July 1882 as birthdate: a typo?) (in: Journal Of Synagogue Music, Volume XII, Number 1 of June 1982, New York / Sivan 5742, pp. 24-28 (online article)
  • Hava Nagila: From Idelsohn to Belafonte & Beyond online slide show by Eva Heinstein and Jewish Music Research Centre Staff


COMPANIES & LABELS



PHOTOS

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