Lives in the Yiddish Theatre
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"

1931-1969
 

Abdul

Born in Stambul [Istanbul], he was allowed to perform there in the Yiddish theatre with "amateurs," as well as sing Turkish and Yiddish songs in cabarets.

In 1900 he came to Kavkaz (Caucasus - ed.) and, owning a Turkish "pass, was given the right to live throughout the entirety of Russia. He traveled around with Kompaneyets and later with other troupes.

He acted in comical roles and was an excellent professional in art tishlerey, and used to, from time to time, find employment in this calling.


M. E. from A. G. Kompaneyets.


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 1, page 1.
 

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