Lives in the Yiddish
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
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 his translation of Dumas' "Di kamelien-dame"
Zalmen Reyzen -- "Lexicon
of Yiddish Literature", Vol. I, pp. 244-5.
B. Gorin -- "History of Yiddish Theatre", Vol. II, (List
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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