Lives in the Yiddish Theatre
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"

1931-1969
 

Yekhezkel Bleykher


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.


 

 

 

 


 

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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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