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
 

Moshe Bleyshtift


B. was born in 1892 in Lodz, Poland.

His father was a cheder-[mtukn], and at age sixteen he finished Yaratshinski's trade school.

He became a trade employee in a manufacturing business and participated in the "Hebrew stage".

In 1915 he entered into the editorial "Lodzer Tagenblat", where he was under different names and used the pseudonyms M. Efroni, M. B., M. B__t, publishing many editorials about the Yiddish theatre. He translated under the pseudonym B. Shtift "Loyalites", a drama in three acts, seven scenes by Jan Galsverti, publisher "Bzhoza", Warsaw, 1928 [p. 156, 16]. B. has also issued many translations in Yiddish and Hebrew.

Zalmen Reyzen -- "Lexicon of Yiddish Literature", Vol. I, pp. 306-7.


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 1, page 182.
 

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