p, vn, 1881-1963 US, Romania
Musician / Composer of Folk and World
A.k.a. Jewish-Russian Orchestra
b : 1881 in Romania (outside of Bucharest) d : 1963 in USA Early 20th century klezmer composer, pianist, violin player and bandleader. He emigrated to New York around the turn of the century. Between 1917 and 1938, he made many recordings as a bandleader of Jewish, Russian, Ukrainian, Greek, Romanian and Polish music. Among them were six klezmer violin solos with his daughter, Sylvia Schwartz.
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|The Klezmer King||Abe Schwartz||2002||Compil.|
|National Hora||Abe Schwartz||2000||Compil.|
|Master Of Klezmer Music Volume One - The First Recordings 1917||Abe Schwartz||1987||Compil.|