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 1856 in Iasi,
He was known in the theatre
circles as "Yekhiel Bulbe".
He began his stage career as
a chorus singer in Hurwitz's troupe. Afterwards he became a
"character-comic" with the troupe.
He transferred to
Goldfaden and acted with him until B. left for
B. acted later with various
troupes across Rumania, and held himself up in 1891 back
from the profession, participating since then only in
productions for [vaviltetike avekn].
B.'s best roles were in the
"Bobe mitn eynikl" and "Di bobe yakhne".
In general B. was a joyous
actor, a weak singer, but a good dancer.
In 1917 G. passed away in
Iasi. His son is a cashier in a Yiddish theatre and acts
from time to time, copying his father.
from his son.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 1, page 183.
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