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Name: Abe Ellstein  
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Date of Birth: 9th July 1907
Place of Birth: New York, New York, USA
Profession: Composer
From Wikipedia, the free Encyclopedia
Lower East Side

Abraham "Abe" Ellstein (אַבֿרהם "אײב" עלשטײַן, July 7, 1907, New York - 1963) was American composer for Yiddish entertainments.

He was born on Lower East Side,Manhattan, the eastern European Jewish immigrant area.


  • Mamele: Kid Mother (by Edmund Zayenda, 1930, Poland: Yiddish film)
    • Abi Gezunt (So Long As You're Healthy); lyrics: Molly Picon
    • Ikh Zing (For You I Sing); lyrics: Molly Picon
    • Mazl (Good Fortune); lyrics: Molly Picon
  • Der Nayer Sher (The New Sher, 1940)
  • Eyns un a rekhts (One in a Million: by Anschel Schorr, 1934: musical comedy)
    • Oygn (Eyes); lyrics: Molly Picon
  • Ikh bin farlibt (I'm in Love: by William Siegel, 1946: romantic musical comedy)
    • Ikh Vil Es Hern Nokh Amol (I Want to Hear it Again); lyrics: Molly Picon
  • Der berditshever khozn (The Bridegroom from Berditchev: by Israel Goldstein, 1930, operetta)
    • Zog Es Mir Nokh Amol (Tell Me Again); lyrics: Jacob Jacobs
  • Yidl mitn fidl (Joseph Green or Josef Grünberg, 1936, romantic musical comedy film)
    • Oy Mame, Bin Ikh Farlibt (Oh, Mama, I'm in Love)
  • Vos Iz Gevorn Fun Mayn Shtetele? (Whatever Became of My Shtetl?: by Menashe Skulnik, 1970s, operetta); lyrics: Isidore Lillian
  • Bublitshki (Little Bagels: 1938, operetta)
    • Der Alter Tsigayner (The Old Gypsy); lyrics: Jacob Jacobs
  • A Heymisher Bulgar (1947)
  • "Hassidic Dance"

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