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
 

Yitzhak-Lipe Brill


B. was born on 22 August 1874 in Meinz, Germany.

Until he was ten years old, he traveled with his father to London where he studied in a Yiddish college. He became a teacher, and since 1894 became active as a journalist in the Yiddish-German, Yiddish, and Yiddish-English press.

He settled later in New York.

B. wrote about the Yiddish drama in the American encyclopedia, worked for the English newspaper "The New York Journal".

--Z. Reyzen -- "Lexicon of Yiddish Literature", Vol. I, pp. 436-7.


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 1, page 245.
 

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