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Guide to the Abraham Singer Papers 1881-1961 (bulk 1920-1961)

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Collection processed by Lawrence Giffin, 2009.

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Description is in English.

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Title: Abraham Singer Papers
Dates [inclusive]: 1881-1961
Abstract: Abraham Singer was born in Austria in 1876. He is mainly known as a composer of Jewish folk and popular songs. He served as cantor of Congregation Ahavath Chesed in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn, NY, in 1920 and as chair of Member Committee of the Jewish Ministers Cantors’ Association of America in 1936. The collection contains originals and copies of manuscript scores, published sheet music by Singer as well as others, photographs, printing plates, business cards, printed materials, and a scrapbook.
Quantity: 4.34 Linear Feet
Call Phrase: MSS.255