“Mayn Yingele (My Little Son)”


Yiddish: The father comes home to his little boy, whom he sees "only while he sleeps." The mother tells him that he is a fine boy but he misses his father. But father can only be there while the child sleeps; he must work all day


  1. Scott-BoA, pp. 290-291, "Mayn Yingele (My Little Son)" (2 texts (1 English, 1 Yiddish), 1 tune)
  2. BI, SBoA290


Author: Morris Rosenfeld
Earliest date: 1887
Found in: US