Lives in the Yiddish
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
A. was born in 1869 in Peterburg, Russia.
He studied in the Vilna
Yiddish Teachers Institute, from where he in 1887 was
excluded and sent up under police supervision to
In 1889 he immigrated to
America, where A. gave himself to literary work.
A. was in the weekly
supplement of "Freynd" in 1904, and in their
monthly edition in 1905 II published a series of
articles about the Yiddish press, literature and theatre
According to B. Gorin in
1905, his play "Di ershte libe" or "Dos fargiftete gevisn"
On 25 June 1909 A. passed
away in New York.
Z. Reyzen -- "Lexicon of
Yiddish Literature", V. I, pp. 102-4.
B. Gorin -- "History of the Yiddish Theatre", V. II, p.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 1, page 65.
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