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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

 


 

Herts Leibovitsh
 

 

Born in Vindoi (Vainode), Latvia.

Due to his belonging to the Left movement, iz im oysgekumen year-long zikh tsu matern in tfisut. After the Soviet might overtook Lettland (Latvia), he was placed atop the Yiddish theatre in Riga.

Soon after, as the Nazis were invading the Soviet Union, L. went away to the Front to fight against the enemy. He was taken in at the house of the folks commissar in the Latvian division. 

In 1943 he went to the city of Staraya Russa, Leningrad region, where battles took place, and he found his eternal rest in a mass grave of the Soviet struggle.


Sh. E. from Yona Radinov.

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 5, page 4551.
 

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