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
 

A. Abramov
(Abram Kogan)
 

 

A. was born on 2 February 1893 in Kishinev, Bessarabia.

He finished a four-class folkshul.

For several years, as a youngster, he was employed in a sewing notions (tselnik) business.

Since 1912 he acted in various troupes in Russia. His specialty was young prostakes and comics. He is a member of Kharkov's Yiddish Artists Union.

A. acted in Poland for six years, and in 1927 he was manager of a troupe in Poland.

Further information on his fate is unknown.


 

 

 

 


 

Home       |       Site Map       |      Exhibitions      |      About the Museum       |       Education      |      Contact Us       |       Links


Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 6, page 5180.
Abramov's Lexicon biography came without a photo. The above photo comes courtesy of the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research.
 

Copyright   Museum of Family History.  All rights reserved.