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Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre
BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE WHO WERE ONCE INVOLVED IN THE Yiddish THEATRE;
aS FEATURED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S  "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"


VOLUME 5: THE KDOYSHIM (MARTYRS) EDITION, 1967, Mexico City

 

Moshe-Leib Getlikherman
 


 

Born in 1897 in Warsaw, Poland.

His father was a haberdashery leather manufacturer, who had love for the Yiddish theatre, and G. was accustomed to being taken there with him often. This developed in him a strong desire for the stage.

G. had increased this studies, had acted and was introduced to other Yiddish actors and left with them to wander across the "medina", and because of this he acted in Yiddish theatre across the various cities and towns of fargresertn Poland.

During the Second World War, he was captured and placed in a ghetto by the Nazis, and was killed there.


Sh. E. from Meir Melman.

  • Zalmen Reyzen -- "Lexicon of Yiddish Literature," 1931, Vol. I, pp. 496.


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 5, page 4125.
 

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