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Henry Eisenman collection

Document | Accession Number: 2018.525.1

The Henry Eisenman collection includes sheet music related to the work of composer and musician Henry Eisenman. The collection includes the score and parts for "Hebrew Rhapsody" (alternative title, "Jewish Rhapsody") by Eisenman, which was part of the repertoire of Henry Baigelman's jazz band, "The Happy Boys," while touring displaced persons camps after the Holocaust. The collection also includes sheet music and arrangements for "Balet [sic] Suite No. 1," “Bess You is My Woman” from Porgy and Bess, “The Canary’s Escape,” “Flameco [sic],” “Funeral March,” “I Apologize,” “Lolita (Spanish Serenade)” by A. Buzzi-Peccia, “Lollipop Quartet,” “Lover Come Back to Me,” "Mother U.S.A.," “Two Shadows in the Moonlight,” “Waltz Theme,” and several unidentified pieces.

Date
inclusive:  circa 1946-1958
Genre/Form
Music.
Extent
2 oversize boxes
5 folders
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Mark and Debbie Eisenman
 
Record last modified: 2020-05-27 12:51:22
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