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
 

Tsvi Hersh Dashevsky


D. was born in 1888 in Yekaterinoslav, Ukraine.

He participated later as an actor in various troupes in Yekaterinoslav, Odessa and afterwards in Romania.

In 1921 he went from the Ukraine to Poland, and here together with actor Krantz translated a dramatization of Andreyev's "Zibn gehangene" (a tragedy in 6 scenes [or five scenes], translated and staged, publisher Hirsh Matz, Vilna, 1924), [62 p., 16], and dramatized Victor Hugo's "Der gbur in keytn" [Victor Hugo "Der gbur in keytn" "Les Miserables"] a life-drama in six scenes, staged and adapted for the Yiddish stage by H. Dashefsky, publisher Hirsh M"tz, Vilna, 1925, [69 p., 16], both staged with the publisher, was performed by the troupes of the Central Theatre in Warsaw (Director M. Lipman), "Vikt" and by other troupes.

D. also staged Sholem Aleichem's "Blondzshene shtern", and he also began other dramatic works. From time to time D. also published in Vilna periodical articles about Yiddish theatre.

Due to consumption, D. rarely used to perform as an actor and had later also had to work as a prompter.

On 18 September 1926 D. passed away in the Vilna hospital "Mshmrs hkhulim", far from his family.

  • A. Y. Gradzenski -- Ts. H. Dashevsky, "Ovnt-kurier", Vilna, 216, 1926.

  • Sara Reyzen -- Der dashevsky-ovnt, "Vilner tog", 7 October 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 546.
 

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