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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

 


 

Zalmen Zagorin
 


 

He was born in 1915 in Vilna, Polish Lithuania.

Z. was the director of the Vilna marionette theatre "Meydim.".

During the Soviet occupation of Vilna, the theatre became well-to-do, and he guest-starred, with huge success, across Lithuania.

Z. was killed at the hands of the Nazis in 1944, or at the end of 1943.

Sh. Katsherginski said in short:

"Zalmen Zagorin -- director of "Meydim". Estonia, 1944. In the Vilna Ghetto, his mother died."


Sh. E. from David Rogow and Yekhiel Burgin.

  • Sh. Katsherginski -- "Destruction of Vilna," New York, 1937, p. 231.

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 5, page 4334.
 

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