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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

 


 

Izzy (Isak) Sapozhnikov


S. was born in 1909 in Kiev, Ukraine.

In 1925 he completed an electro-technical technium.

From 1925 until 1941, when the Soviet Union fought the Nazis, he had worked in the Yiddish theatre in Kiev as a manager of an electrical lighting business.

S. volunteered to go away to fight against the Nazis, and not lozndik taken in captivity, he perished bravely in 1942.


Sh. E. from Yona Radinov.

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 5, page 4403.
 

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