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BENJAMIN THE SOLDIER

(Binyamin der soldat)
 
by Joseph Markowitz
 

Staged at the Third Street Theatre in New York City on October 4, 1912.
Also at the Lyceum Theatre in Brooklyn, New York to open the 1913-14 season on August 29, 1913.
Starred Jacob and Liza Silbert. Here are photographs of the two actors, as well as the title song, as sung by Jacob Silbert.
Audio from the Library of Congress National Jukebox collection.

 
 
 
     
Jacob Silbert   Liza Silbert


Read more about their lives by clicking on their names above, as featured on the Museum of Family History's  
translations of Zalmen Zylbercweig's "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre."


Hear Jacob Silbert sing "Back From the War" (work title: "Benjamin the Soldier") (.swf file).
Recorded on July 27, 1916.

 

 

 

 

 


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