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
 

Berl (Heker) Borisov


Had the profession of being a printer-worker in Vilna.

According to David Rogow, from the oldest and popular actors in Vilna and its surrounds.

He had directed, was a regisseur with Yiddish productions, performed by himself and staged various things for amateur circles.

Sh. Katsherginski writes:

"Leader of the theatre circles of the Vilna youth.

Borisov had, not zhalevendik time and effort, with body and life made the cultivation of the Yiddish theatre word. Not a Yiddish actor hadn't his his first acting steps studying with Borisov."

He was killed around the first week of the Occupation, together with his family.
 

Sh. E. from David Rogow.

Sh. Katsherginski -- "The Destruction of Vilna", New York, 1947, p. 222.


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 5, page 4380.
 

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