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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 (Moiesi) Yofe


Y. was an actor and assistant regisseur for the Vilna Troupe at its founding.

According to Noakh Nakhbush, he didn't act on the stage, but probably in the beginning of the Vilna Troupe was connected as an administrator.

Y. did much for refugees during the time of the First World War, and he was awarded a medal.

He -- according to Sh. Katsherginski -- was an excellent recitator, v'g-bilietior.

He perished at the Front in 1941 together with his nephew Yosef Sosnovik (a student of fourteen years), whose mother, Fanye, perished at the Front some weeks later.


M. E. from Noakh Nakhbush.

  • Sh. Katsherginski -- "The Destruction of Vilna," New York, 1947, pp. 231-232.

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 5, page 4388.
 

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