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 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
Z. Reyzen -- "Lexicon of
Yiddish Theatre", Vol. I, p. 294.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 1, page 174.
Copyright © Museum of Family History.
All rights reserved.