Lives in the Yiddish
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
B. was born on 15 March 1890
in Lodz, Poland. His father was a super. At the age of
fifteen he learned in a cheder, later he worked with a
weaver. In his early years, B. often attended the
Yiddish theatre, and [farkert] in "amateur" circles
until he founded by himself a circle with actor Mitelman
as regisseur, and on 20 July 1909 in Lodz's Grand
Theatre he arranged a production, in which he performed
for the first time, then he often traveled with the
circle across the province.
In 1911 B. traveled to
Russia in the troupe of Sharavner-Weisblatt
(Michalesko), then went across to the troupe of Lantzman
with whom he went on tour across Russia. In 1914 he
acted in Lodz's Skala Theatre with Julius
Adler-Serotsky, and after acting until 1921 in various
troupes in Poland and Russia he became the initiator of
various troupes with whom he acted across Poland.
Specialty: Character roles.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 1, page 158.
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