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
 

Max Bukanski


B. was born in 1848 in Kovno, Lithuania.

Until he became a bar-mitzvah, he learned in cheders, later becoming known to Avraham Mapu, who [wrote a] guide to Haskalah and secular education, who wrote for eight years in the [police=politsey], a bookkeeper for the magistrate and he also was a writer for the Kovno City Council.

In 1889 he immigrated to America, where he devoted himself to literary work.

In 1896  in his translation of Dumas' "Di kamelien-dame" was published.

Zalmen Reyzen -- "Lexicon of Yiddish Literature", Vol. I, pp. 244-5.
B. Gorin -- "History of Yiddish Theatre", Vol. II, (List of plays).


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 1, page 154.
 

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