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
 

Itzhak Broydes


B. was born circa 1880 in Vilna, Polish Lithuania, into a family of means.

He learned in a cheder and yeshiva, and he participated in the Bund, and later in their union activities.

He wrote articles, etc. in the Vilna Yiddish press.

B. published a drama in five acts, about the lives of the Yiddish [eksternikes] known as "A shteyn in veg", (publisher Kunst, 1911, p. 69, 16).

-- 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 242.
 

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