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
 

Karl Burovik
(Betsalel)

 

B. was born in July 1873 in Dvinsk, Latvia.

His grandfather, a scholar, had the qualifications to be a rabbi.

He learned in a gymnasium in Warsaw, and for three years at a philosophic facultat in Zurich.

Later he came to America, where here he was an executive member in the "Bund". He published songs in various periodical issues, and afterwards went off to Mexico where he published: "Di mkhshfut", a fantasy drama in five acts, Mexico, 1927 [p. 60, 16], "Berlzon un shmerlzon in meksiko", a comedy in one act, [Mexico 1929, p. 22, 16], and "Meyzel der shadkhan" or "Gekoylet on a meser", a tragi-comedy in three acts, Mexico, 1929, [p. 43, 16]


Sh. E.

 


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 1, page 155.
 

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