Lives in the Yiddish
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
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
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.
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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