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
 

Leyzer Berkovitsh


B. was born on 20 June 1879 in Burduzhen, Romania.

His parents were wine dealers.

He learned in a cheder, completed a primary school and two classes of gymnasium.

He was a "patriot" of the Yiddish theatre, and in 1901 he became the director of a Yiddish troupe in Galicia, with whom B. was associated with. Three years later he went over to Romania and took over the "Pomul Verde" garden, where the Yiddish troupe performed, with whom B. had on lease or interest.

B. brought the "Vilna Troupe" and "Vikt" down to Iasi .


M. E.


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 1, page 212.
 

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