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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

 


 

Eliyahu Pilnik


According to David Rogow, P. learned in Warsaw in the Yiddish dramatic school, performing for Dr. Michael Weichert.

He later acted in "Davke," and in other troupes in Vilna, where he perished at the hands of the Germans.

Sh. Katsherginski said in short:

"Young actor. In with the partisans. August 1943."


M. E. from David Rogow.

  • Sh. Katerginski -- "The 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 4376.
 

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