Mamenu! [Mameniu!]. Oder der troyer oyf di Trayengel fayer korbanot // Mameniu! Including an Elegy to the Triangle Fire Victims. TRIANGLE SHIRTWAIST FIRE, A. SCHORR, J M. RUMSHISKY, lyrics, music, SHEET MUSIC.

Mamenu! [Mameniu!]. Oder der troyer oyf di Trayengel fayer korbanot // Mameniu! Including an Elegy to the Triangle Fire Victims

New York: Hebrew Publishing Co, 1911. First Edition. Uncommon sheet memorializing the victims of the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire. Lyrics are printed in Hebrew and transliterated Yiddish; only the title is supplied in English (and the title is spelled differently on cover and first page).

The cover illustration is a full-length portrait of composer Joseph Rumshisky, with inset halftone portraits of the lyricist, Anshel Schorr, and performer Hyman J. Ginsburg. Heskes notes that the composition "appears to be a song whose lyrics were quickly augmented to reflect a tragic event." OCLC gives one location (Harvard); Marwick Roster No. 13359; HESKES 390. Music sheet, 34cm x 26cm; 4pp. Original lithographed cover (signed Jacob Keller) with halftone portrait insets. Slight toning to extremities, still Near Fine.

Price: $200.00

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