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
 

Avraham Bulkin


B. was born on 31 October 1894 in Vilna, Polish Lithuania.

His father was a grain merchant.

Until age twelve he learned in a cheder, then in a Russian folkshul.

In 1912-15 he attended the Yiddish Teacher's Institute.

Since 1916 he has been the teacher of the Yiddish secular school in Vilna.

He has published articles, reviews, and notices about various school matters, also while known as "A. Itzhak, Avrahmele, A. B__n.

He issued a rich collection of popular folk Yiddish and general children's plays known entitled "Ruike shpiln" (1921, p. 64).

Zalmen Reyzen -- "Lexicon of Yiddish Literature", Vol. I, p. 242.


 

 

 

 


 

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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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