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
 

Shlomo Diamant


D. was born in November 1859 in Botoshan, Romania.

His father was a cantor.

He received a traditional Jewish education, later learning secular subjects and speech.

At the end of the nineteenth century he came to America where he became a music teacher, an author of librettos and music for a part of Professor Hurwitz's operettas.

D. also became active in the Yiddish worker's movement, publishing various works in the Yiddish periodicals, editing the [khudsh]-journal "Der arbeyter geyst" (1910-14), where he published reviews of the Yiddish theatre.

On 11 February 1923, D. passed away in New York.


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 7, page 6292.
 

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