Definitions for "Abraham Ellstein"
Abraham "Abe" Ellstein (, Avrom Ellstein, July 7, 1907, New York - 1963) was American composer for Yiddish entertainments. Along with Shalom Secunda, Joseph Rumshinsky, and Alexander Olshnetsky, he was one of the "big four" composers of his era in New York City's Second Avenue (Manhattan) Yiddish theatre scene.Program notes Music of Los Angeles Jewish Composers Aminadav Aloni, Michael Isaacson, Robert Strassburg and Hidden Treasures from Prokofiev, Krejn, Fitelberg and Ellstein, Valley Beth Shalom, November 29, 2005. Accessed online 13 November 2006.