Brother of actor Shabtai
There is no biographical
data about him. It is certain that he was born in Vilna.
In the book "Eyn un
tsvantsik un eyner", there are the following names about
Leyzer Ran writes:
"His [Shabtai's] brother,
the artist Mitye [Menachem] Bliacher, a graduate of the
first Yiddish dramatic studio in Vilna, [expresses?]
sympathy for the greater Yiddish dramatic circle and
co-author of a popular sketch 'iterkishe punctuality'
(together with the artist Reuben-Alter Aguz), with
his wife [who were] killed on the arisher]side.
Their daughter oybergelebt bay a Christian friend and
found herself in Mexico". [ By her Zanavitsh family, who
Avraham Morevsky writes:
"His brother Mitye [Menachem]
Bliachher, a bright geshtalt, what began an historical
existence and later went away from the theatre, was
killed by a partisan's bullet.
In a uniform of a Polish
officer he went into battle against Hitler's Germany.
The Polish army fell and he remained in a shtetl as a
teacher with a Pole. The Red partisans were attacked by
the 'White Poles' and their officer was shot.
And whom did they target?
And what happened? That the Jewish intelligence
home, rejected, forgotten, not even worthy to be put
into a Jewish brother's grave; Mitye Bliacher remains
somewhere in a field for [kroen un shakaln]".
Sh. Bliacher -- "Eyn un
tsvantsik un eyner", New York 1962, pp. 4, 91, 95, 97.