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
 

     Sam Diamont
 

 

Born 10 September 1887 in Chicago, America.

Parents--the actors L. and A. Golubok.

At the age of four he began to act in Baltimore in English sketches, comedy roles for adults, and came to be known as "Little Diamond" (small diamond), [avtzr].

He then acted for months in Yiddish and English vaudeville, excelling as a coupletist and dancer.

After a short illness, on 3 February 1906, he died and came to his final rest at New York's Washington Cemetery [in Brooklyn--ed.]


M. E. from his mother Anna Golubok.


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 1, page 555.
 

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