Lives in the Yiddish
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
According to David Rogow, he was born circa 1911 in
Vilna, Polish Lithuania.
His parents were bakery
There D. worked until he
became a professional actor and performed in various
Yiddish troupes. During the Soviet Occupation of Vilna,
he acted in the Vilna Yiddish State Theatre and
afterwards in the Vilna Ghetto.
Sh. Katsherginski remarked
that he was led away to Estonia, where he was killed.
His wife (Musya Rekhes) and their child were killed at
In the introduction of his
brother Herman Kruk's book "Togbukh fun vilner geto",
Pinchas Schwartz writes that for/of a saved of
camp[kloge] in Estonia, he was caught, that among
those who were killed in the sheyter-hoyfns by the camp were
also found actors Shabtai Blyakher and Dubinsky.
Sh. E. from
Sh. Katsherginski -- "The
Destruction of Vilna", New York, 1947, p. 238.
C. Kruk -- "Tagbukh fun vilner geto", New York, 1961, p.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 5, page 4364.
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