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
 

Samuel Blum
(Shmuel)
 

 

He was born on 2 September 1880 in Galatz (Galati), Rumania.

His father was a conductor of the temple chorus, and with Goldfaden.

He finished a folkshul.

He sang as a child in the chorus with Goldfaden, and later he began to act in amateur roles, also acting in the German operetta in Vienna's Karl Theatre.

After acting for several years in Europe, he settled in Argentina, where he acted in the local Yiddish theatres, orchestrating the operettas and also composing his own music.
 

Sh. E.


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 1, page 176.
 

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