B. was born circa 1872 in
Kolomea, Galicia, where he had, together with Leibl
Toybes and Dr. Rozenhek, staged with the first works of
scores. He used to wander across the cities as a [score
reader/jurist speaker=tsiunistisher redner], especially
popular under the name of "Shtands Adjutant".
In his youth B. came to
Lemberg and there became a folksinger most of the time
of Elikum Tsunzer's songs, then he used to act in the
one-act "Der chugener in shpitol", and after his
marriage to a [Marsheleks] a daughter, B. became a
badkhan, later touring with a Yiddish theatre.
After a certain time
B. left acting, associating himself with a bank in
Lemberg, and in wartime he settled in Vienna, where he
was a successful agent for life insurance.
B. was one of the founders
of the Yiddish Actors Union in Vienna and its first
president in 1927.
In May 1929 B. suddenly
passed away in Vienna.
M. E. from Sam
Adolf Fet -- Yosef
buksenboym z"l, "Der morgen", Lemberg, 7 May, 1929.