Little is known about Fishel Kanapoff other than that he was a popular variety-show entertainer who wrote many independent Yiddish songs, as well as lyrics to songs composed by others. His best-known and most frequently performed work is Hu-tsa-tsa.
By: Neil W. Levin
Fishel Kanapoff. Entertainer, lyricist, and songwriter popular in the American Yiddish theater in the early 20th century.
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