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
 

Hirsh Bloshteyn


B. was born on 1 January 1895 in Keidan, Kovno region, Lithuania, to a poor tailor.

To age twelve he remained an orphan and had to support by himself and his mother while learning in a cheder for youngsters, and he returned to become a yeshiva student.

In 1912 he debuted under the direction of Moredechai Muller in the Vilna " Leben un veyenshaft", and later he became an active writer.

In 1917-8 he translated for the Kahrkov "Unzer vinkl" comedies of Ludwig Fulda, "Der romantiker" of Edmund Rostan et al.

In 1925 he immigrated to Argentina.

Z. Reyzen -- "Lexicon of Yiddish Theatre", Vol. I, p. 294.


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 1, page 174.
 

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