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
 

Emanuel Desser
 

 

D. was born on 23 April 1893 in Lemberg, Galicia.

His parents were the actors Joseph Desser and Sally Beshtendik.

He completed a four-class gymnasium in Lemberg.

Since 1912 until the outbreak of the war, he traveled with a group of folksingers.

From 1916-18 he was director and co-worker for a German variety [group] across Galicia.

In 1918 he was a concessioner in Ebell's troupe, where he debuted as "Yafa" in Gordin's "King Lear".

In 1928 he was prompter in Gimpel's troupe in Lemberg.
 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 1, page 567.
You can read Emanuel Desser's amended biography in the Lexicon's memorial volume no. 5 by clicking here.
 

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