Lives in the Yiddish
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
According to Jacob P. Adler, B. was a Herculean figure.
At first he was a badkhan
(comedian), thereafter a folk singer, and he acted in
Yiddish theatre for Naftali Goldfaden, afterwards for
Avraham Goldfaden and lastly for Fishzon.
B. used to act in
character-comical roles and when needed also as
B. by himself had also
directed small iterant troupes.
B. passed away in
Yekaterinoslav of hand poisoning.
M. E. from
Avbaham Fishkind, China Braginska, Bina Abramowitz and
Jacob P. Adler -- 40
Years on the Stage, "Di varheyt", 25 August 1917.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 1, page 177.
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