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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 Papierin
 

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 1941.

S. Katsherginski wrote briefly: "Moshe Papierin--actor, director, community activist. Killed at Ponar, 1941."


Sh. E. from David Rogow and Yekhiel Burgin.

  • Sh. Katsherginski--"Destruction of Vilna," New York, 1947, p. 229.

 

 


 

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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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