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
 

Meyer Braff
 

 

B was born on 19 March 1896 in Tarnow, Western Galicia.

His father was a merchant.

He learned in a cheder, and German and Polish privately .

At the age of fourteen B. immigrated by himself to America.

Here he began to write roles at the Clinton Street Theatre, and he also acted from time to time.

Since 1917 B. has prompted in various troupes.
 

M. 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 240.
 

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