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Lexicon of the Yiddish
BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE WHO WERE ONCE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE;
IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
VOLUME 5: THE KDOYSHIM (MARTYRS) EDITION, 1967, Mexico City
P. was born in 1901 in
Vilna, Polish Lithuania.
By profession he was a lithographer.
He gained fame through his
theatre productions in several drama classes, in schools, and also with young amateurs.
According to David Rogow, he
also used to act with professional troupes
within the province of Vilna.
He died immediately after
the outbreak of hostilities against the Jews in Vilna in
S. Katsherginski wrote
briefly: "Moshe Papierin--actor, director,
community activist. Killed at Ponar, 1941."
Sh. E. from
David Rogow and Yekhiel Burgin.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 5, page 4092.
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