Lives in the Yiddish
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
He was born in Odessa [?],
and there was a singer in the Vienna cellars together
with Mendl Abramovitsh, Jacob Katsman, Aaron Tager and
Schrage, and when Israel Rozenberg with Spivakovsky were
to act in Odessa, he went around with them, later going over to Goldfaden's troupe in Odessa.
A. used to call himself
"Bad-goy" because he was a "dicker (bargainer)", and
hadn't any Yiddish [oyszen].
B. Gorin -- "Di Geshikhte
fun idishn teater (The History of the Yiddish
Theatre)", Volume I, pp. 205-7-9.
Jacob P. Adler -- Zeyn
lebens beshreybung, "The Theatre Journal", New York, 3,
About the Museum
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 1, page 62.
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