Papineau

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ETTINGER

  1. Philip Teitelbaum's taped recollections

Philip Teitelbaum's taped recollections (Summer 2007) Note: audio is ON Peter: OK, so we're talking about Papineau, and Ettinger Philip: Mrs Ettinger, very big heavy lady, and I remember that among her children there was one that used to sing a song and it was something like "Marvin Ettinger, said the old eye, he's born...something... something...on the first of July... Peter: He said his own name? Philip: Something like that. Peter: (laughs) - he had a good voice? Philip: He had a nice voice, yeah. Peter: So, who's in that family? Philip: Well, and the mother Mrs Ettinger whose husband was a very thin man - slim guy, and I know there were other children besides Marvin, but I don't remember any of their names. Peter: And they lived... Philip: They lived on the west side of ....I believe it was Cartier Street. From a previous clip: Philip: Ettinger lived between Glazer and Schwartz and I remember Mrs. Ettinger was a huge woman. I don’t remember the father. I remember they had a son who had a son who had a beautiful beautiful voice and uh… one of the songs that he sang was something like “Sunny Old Man on the First of July”. Peter: (laughter) How do you remember this? Philip: I do. It’s in my head… so vividly that he would sing this this song very very good. And that’s all I can know about the Ettinger’s. Then there was the Wise family.
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