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
 

Moshe Chizhik

Son of a stage comedian.

He traveled afterwards with his father, by himself as a comedian.

He served for a short time with the military in Norway, and after he was released, he then became a chorus singer in the Amtekel Russian theatre in Norway.

As a child he played the violin. Ch. later studied in a conservatory, soon touring with a Yiddish troupe of Kahan in Warsaw, where he acted in the Arkadia Theatre in Goldfaden's "Kuni lemel". However, after nine performances he had to stop acting because of the protests of the public, as lakht op in Yiddish plays, Ch. went to Moscow where he toured (according to Yosef and Emanuel Chizhik) with the orchestra of the Kiev Opera, and was there for several years later, as Chizhikov, orchestra conductor of the opera.

However a delivery Ch. forced to loss {??]


M. E. from Emanuel Chizhik.

  • M. Myodovnik -- Meyne teater zikhroynes, "Der shtern", Minsk, Journal, 2-3, 1, 1926.


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 1, page 899.
 

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