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
 

Wolf Darelin
(Eyznsteyn)
 

 

D. was born in 1898 in Savran, Podolia Gubernia, Ukraine, to Orthodox parents, who had in 1910 immigrated to Argentina. Until age twelve he learned in a cheder, and since his arrival in Argentina, by himself foresaw his education.

Seeing Moshkovitsh act, there developed in D. a deep desire for the stage. D. became a recitator in worker concerts, then he participated in the founding of amateur circles, which he directed the better Yiddish repertoire.

In March 1923 D. entered into professional acting in the Olympia Theatre, debuting in Tsipkus' play "Mshhs turh". Later D. had the opportunity to act as "Armand" in "Kameliendame" and "Raymond" in "Madam X" with the guest-starring Lobel.

After a short time D. retired from the professional theatre and first in 1925 he participated in "Folksteater" under the leadership of Zaslavsky, then in a tour across the province.

In 1926-1927 he was in the Excelsior Theatre (Director Morris Axelrad), 1927-8 in the same theatre --Director Nuger-Siliya.
 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 1, page 543.
 

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