Lives in the Yiddish
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
Born on 19 February 1886 in
Rohatshov (Rogachev), Mohilever Gubernia, Ukraine, in a
He studied in Vilna and
afterwards in Bern.
Residing in London in 1908,
D. there began his journalistic work by writing
correspondences for the Yiddish press, later editing
various journals in London, and since 1916 settled in
America where he is on the editorial staff with the
local Yiddish press. Since 1920 he is on the editorial
staff of "[Der] Tog" in New York.
D. writes as a theatre
critic and composed in 1920 "Der ndr", a musical drama;
in 1922 "Fremd blut", a drama of Jewish life in America.
Zalmen Reyzen -- "Leksikon
fun der yidisher literatur (Lexicon of Yiddish
Literature)", Vol. I, pp. 697-8.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 1, page 562.
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