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
 

Menachem Chapnik

He was born on 14 August 1910 in Grajewo, Poland.

His father was a teacher.

He learned from his father, and afterwards in the city's Talmud Torah and in the Lomza Yeshiva.

At the age of eighteen he took outside lessons at a gymnasium.

In 1928 he debuted with an article in the Mizrachi weekly page "Dos yudishe lebe," and since then from time to time, he has published articles in the Orthodox press and also correspondences in "Moments."

In 1931 in the Warsaw publishing house "Lmen Hsfr" he published Ch.'s "Di klole (The Curse)," a drama in three acts with an epilogue" [64 pp., 16].

Ch.'s has handwritten the following dramas: "Der man fun morgen" and a cycle drama known as "Fun amol un haynt" (Yrbem ben nbt, amun un tmr; Yermiyahu, without an introduction, zikh oysgelernt).


Sh. E. from Zalmen Reyzen.


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 2, page 897.
 

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