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
 

Chaim Bromberg


A student of the Zhitomir rabbinate school, and later a rabbi from Kremenchug, he participated in a Yiddish theatre production that occurred during the summer or on 9 October 1854 in Berdichev.

He acted in the play [according to Shtiff] in "Khl in a shtetl", or [according to Dr. Sh. Veysberg] "Di almnh (The Widow)", which was staged by the students of the rabbinate school: Wolf Kemrash, Binyamin Rabinovitsh, Dovid Bohuslavsky, Moshe Sheftelzon, [Khut=cute] Posion, Yakov Taft, Moshe Nirnberg, Chaiim Bromberg, and Ber Hornshteyn. B. acted in the role of the "almnh".

  • Dr. Jacob Shatzky -- Tsusteyer tsu der geshikhte fun dem fargolfadenishn teater, "Yiddish Theatre", Warsaw, 3-4, 1927, pp. 277-288.


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 1, page 238.
 

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