Adler, Simon (Shimon) 28.may.1854-bef.12.jul.1914 Russia, Chersau (now Crimea, Kerch) - USA NY, New York Manhattan
jewish pianist, songwriter, he may have studied music or lived in Austria, 12.jun/25.jun.1887 from St Petersburg port of Hamburg on the Rugia he emigrated to the USA settling in New York City, 1889-1894 musician and music teacher with studio at 244 East Broadway with Isadore Obstbaum at Henry Street as his agent, 16.feb.1892 as music teacher residing alone at his home or studio in Brooklyn, 25.oct.1892 naturalized American, 1900 as composer and teacher of music in New York residing at 89 East 111th Street, 26.jul.1900 he applied for a passport to visit Europe for 2 years ; possibly from a first marriage he had a daughter Lydia 'Lily' 'Lillie' (Russia 10.jun.1877-25.jan.1962 Manhattan, bur Riverside Cemetery in Saddle Brook NJ) ; before 1887 in Russia he married Alexandra Susana (Russia, Kiev 10.jul.1863- ; 13.nov.1900 she left him to live with Lily at the home of Lily's father-in-law Woolf Meczyk in London, when Lily returned to the USA in 1907, Susana remained with Woolf until at least 22.oct.1914 when they settled in New York City) ; after 1901 Simon married one of his music students

[not to confuse with the baker Simon Adler (Bohemia 15.feb.1856-4.apr.1914 Manhattan), of 333 East 79th Street, buried with his wife Fannie at Mount Zion Cemetery Maspeth Queens]

[the composer is certainly not as some sources state lawyer/judge Simon Louis Adler (NY, Seneca Falls 30.aug.1867-23.may.1934 NY, Rochester) with office at 277 Broadway and residence at 1508 Broadway]

Title Parts


[] Coll nidrey (Kol nidrei). Voice and piano
words rabbi J'Hudo Halewi from Prague, Bohemia
copyright Simon Adler 1889
pub Theodore Lohr Co., New York 1889
version for piano solo pub Theodore Lohr Co., New York and Jacob Brothers, Brooklyn 2jan1899

[] Waves of the Danube. Piano
arr of Waves of the Danube for band by Ivan Ivanovici
pub Theodore Lohr Co., New York 1896
the very first publication of "Waves of the Danube" in the USA

[] Adieux. Polka mazurka. Piano
pub Theodore Lohr, New York 1896

[] Hebrew national wedding dance, or Waves of the Danube. Piano
pub Theodore Lohr Co., New York 1896
this piano version by Simon Adler was released on Wurlitzer roll WAPP 2094

[] Bride and bridegroom dance
pub Theodore Lohr, New York 1896

[] The Ceremony
pub Theodore Lohr, New York 1896

[] At the Ceremony
pub Theodore Lohr, New York 1896

[] The chossed round dance
pub Theodore Lohr, New York 1896

[] Dobridin dance
pub Theodore Lohr, New York 1896

[] Ledawid baruch
pub Theodore Lohr, New York 1896

[] Hebraische melodie
pub Theodore Lohr, New York 1896

[] Polonaise
pub Theodore Lohr, New York 1896

[] Sulamita. Piano
from the opera Sulamita by Abraham Goldfaden, arranged for the piano by Simon Adler
pub Theodore Lohr, New York 1897

[] Die reine liebe oder Gotenyn beweis dein ness. Voice and piano
from the opera Bar Kochba by Abraham Goldfaden
pub and copyright Theodor Lohr, New York 31dec1898

[] Klog fon Zion's techter (Lament of Zion's daughters)
arrangement from the opera Bar Kochba by Abraham Goldfaden
dedicated to Edouard Kirbis
pub and copyright Theodor Lohr, New York 31dec1898

[] Roumanian dance. Polka mazurka. Piano
pub Theodore Lohr, New York 1902

[] Life in Moscow. Quadrille, descriptive dance. Piano
pub and copyright Theodor Lohr, New York 19nov1903

[] The sufferers. Descriptive melody
elegy music for a protest march held 4 Dec 1905, and for fundraising meetings held to aid victims of the pogroms in Russia
by Simon Adler, revised for piano by Conrad Centner
pub Theodore Lohr, New York 10feb1906

2005-11-09 20:29:42