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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

 


 

Shaye Petlakh
 


 

A komyugyst.

He worked at first in a furniture factory.

In his thirtieth year he came with a young group for the Bielo Tserkov drama in the Kharkov State Yiddish Theatre.

In 1936 he became an actor and director for the Zhitomir Bavleglekhn Yiddish Theatre.

He fell as a volunteer at the Front in the struggle against the Nazis.
 

Sh. E.

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 5, page 4510.
 

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