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
 

Volf Demont

Born circa 1830 in Tarnopol, Galicia, into a poor family.

He grew up in the environment of Yosef Perl and with a great persistence became educated.

For six years he was teacher in the Yosef Perl School in Tarnopol. Afterwards he was invited to Brody, where he was in the local Yiddish school, forty-two years a teacher of Polish, calligraphy, drawing and singing.

D. wrote, [derhoypt] songs in German, Hebrew, Polish and especially love songs in Yiddish.

D. is the composer of the comedy "Der khl-bunik".


Zalmen Reyzen -- "Leksikon fun der yidisher literatur (Lexicon of Yiddish Literature)", Vol. I, pp. 737-38.


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 1, page 566.
 

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