Lives in the Yiddish
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
Had the profession of being a printer-worker in Vilna.
According to David Rogow,
from the oldest and popular actors in Vilna and its
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
Katsherginski -- "The Destruction of Vilna", New York,
1947, p. 222.
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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