Lives in the Yiddish
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
An Odesser, he was for seven
years a singer in the Vienna wine cellars.
He had a beautiful tenor
voice and was very well-known in his time.
He immigrated to
Constantinople where he worked for cigarettes.
In 1875 he participated in
Cesar Greenberg's production of "Mkhrit yosef (The Sale
During the Russo-Turkey War he came to
Lemberg together with Lukatsher and Linetsky and at the
inn put on at "Beym filitnik" the sketch "Di shlakht fun
plevne (The Battle of Plevne)".
Once, during such a
"performance"--narrated by Sam Ludvik--as a tailor up on
the "stage", A. took a measurement of an article of
clothing that he had later brought as a gift together
with a golden clock as a required expression(?).
From Lemberg A. went to
Budapest where he was no longer able to sing (because
he became too heavy), and he left his beard(?) and handed
over the pile with the old clothing(?)
A. died in Budapest, leaving
four daughters and a son.
M. E. from Cesar Greenberg and Sam Ludvik.
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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 1, page 6.
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