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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

 


 

Yudl Mutt
 


M. was born in 1915 in Vilna, Polish Lithuania.

His father was an owner of a factory of rozetas.

From childhood he was engaged by a sculptor. During the last years of the Second World War he worked in the Meudim Theatre as a technical director for the puppets according to the projects of Bentsie Mikhtam.

In Kruk's "Togbukh" (13 October 1942) he was mentioned in a report about a production in the Vilna Ghetto, which stated that:

"Aesthetically decorated projects were created by Uma Olkenitsky, Rukhl Sutskever and Yudl Mutt." In a notice from March 1943, it was said:

"The exhibition of plastic arts, which was organized for the Culture Department of the ghetto, was prepared with a quick tempo. Until now they are extremely qualified paintings for the exhibition by Rukhl Sutskever, sculptors by Yudl Mutt..."

In a notice from 29 March 1943 it was written:

"Next.. in fie of the ghetto theatre came the opening of the long-promised arts exhibition...good work was done here by Yudl Mutt: excellent, images and two sculptures.

M. was killed by the Nazis in the camps of Estonia.

In the introduction to Herman Kruk's "Togbukh fun vilner geto," according to his brother Pinkhas Schwartz, on the reason of Y. Osipov's writings in "Izvestya," that among those killed in Klooga, had also been found M.


M. E. from Yekhiel Burgin.

  • Herman Kruk -- "Togbukh fun vilner geto," New York, 1961, p. 15.

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 5, page 4224.
 

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