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 5 July 1896
in Warsaw, Poland. His parents were religious merchants.
He learned in a cheder, and in his early youth he
attended Kompaneyets' productions, until he was taken in
among the child understudies in Lateiner's "Destruction
In 1912 B. was introduced to
"amateurs", and he participated in Plonsk in a
production of "Der meturef (The Worthless)", in which he
performed as "Engineer".
For several years B. acted
in amateur productions, until 1915, when he was taken
into a professional troupe with whom he toured across
the province, making the city of Lublin his exit-point.
In 1918 he traveled with the
troupe to the Ukraine, where B. acted until 1920.
Since then, B. has acted in
Germany, France, Switzerland, and most lately in
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 1, page 148.
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