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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
Born in 1896 in Bialystok,
As told by Yosef Sandler, he
studied in Berlin for a period after the First World War
under Professor Willi Yekl. Later he lived and worked in
When he returned to Poland, he worked as a teacher in the Bialystok
In his artistic creations---according to Sandler--Rozanietski fell into
a stylized and somewhat pathetic fantasy. Even the
colorization of his
work was eccentric.
His stay in Paris did not help the
artist to free himself from the influence of his Berlin
professor Yekl, compared to whom, Rozanietski's graphics
were even more monochromatic.
Rozanietski was also
occupied with theatrical stage design for the
revisionist theatre "Gilorine."
The artist was killed during
the Occupation, probably in Bialystok.
Yosef Sandler-- "Deceased Yiddish Artists," Warsaw,
1937, Vol. 2, pp.192-3.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 5, page 4015.
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