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 circa 1878 in
Constanta, Rumania, to Orthodox parents. He came to
Russia under the direction of a Rumanian troupe Babesco.
However because she was a singer, he had he Yiddish
theatre director Bronstein take in Bidesco's wife
Christesco (also Orthodox) into the Yiddish troupe as a
prima donna, and B. who knew German, also entered into
the troupe. First in the troupe of Krause, who had
created a tour across Rumania, B. began to act in
Yiddish, then he toured as a singer with Titelman, Sam
Adler, leading for a short time a troupe with Moshe
Lipman, and then he acted in other troupes until he [aiz
zikh mgeyr] and then led his own Yiddish troupe in the
M. E. from
Yakov Vaksman and Sh. E. from M. Goldblat.
Yakov Vaksman -- Kristn
oyf der yidisher bine, "Teater zikhronus" (Editor Z.
Zylbercweig), Vilna, 1928, pp. 90-92.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 1, page 159.
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