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 in 1858 in
Bucharest, Rumania. He began his theatre activities in
1879 as a prompter in Bucharest's "Zhignitsa Theatre",
which was under the leadership of Goldfaden. In 1881 he
debuted as "Shadkhan" in "Shmendrik" (together with
Mogulesco) and since then he has remained as a actor.
From 1887-9 he acted in
Odessa together with Mogulesco, Aba Shoengold and Sofia
Goldstein, and in the span of that time he has performed
as "Hotzmakh" and "Hungerman".
In 1901, after a break, he
again began to act in Buenos Aires in the Teatro Marconi
in the troupe of Neyman-Finkel.
In 1902 he was in the Teatro
Libertad together with Berta and Karl Gutentag,
performing in the comedic roles of Lateiner's, Hurwitz's
and Sheikowitz's plays, in which B. had become popular.
Since 1912 he has withdrawn
from the stage.
Sh. E. from
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 1, page 170.
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