Sholom Secunda  (1894-1974)
Last updated: 01.03.20
According to the Internet source given below, Sholom Secunda was an American composer of Ukrainian-Jewish descent born in Alexandria, Kherson Governorate, Russian Empire (today Ukraine).
He studied at the Institute for Musical Arts in New York. Secunda worked in Philadelphia's Metropolitan Opera House with director Boris Thomashevsky and in 1921-22 he was director and composer at Clara Young's Liberty Theater. Amongst many compositions, together with Aaron Zeitlin he wrote the famous Yiddish song Dos kelbl (The Calf)" (also known as Donna, Donna which was covered by many musicians, including Donavon Frankenreiter and Joan Baez.
He died in 1974, New York.

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