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 1884 in Vera (Verro), Livland (Estonia
today, then part of the Russian Empire -- ed.)
He finished in Russia a [feldmester]
school and traveled to Italy, where he studied
mathematics in a university in Rome, and later for a certain
time took lessons in the Paris Sorbonne.
His literary activity began
in America, and he lived in 1910 in Warsaw, where there
he published in Avraham Reyzen's "Europishe literatur
(European Literature)" a translation of the first scenes
of Goethe's "Faust".
After the Revolution, B.
settled in Russia.
Zalmen Reyzen -- "Lexicon
of Yiddish Literature", Vol. I, pp. 305-6.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 1, page 181.
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