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
 

Avraham Eines

 

E. was born in 1892 in Grabovitz (Grabowiec), Lublin Gubernia, Poland, to Chasidic parents. He learned in a cheder and later in a yeshiva, sung with a cantor, and from him he went away to the theatre. The first time he performed was in 1907 as "Avraham" in Lateiner's "Khinke un pinke". In 1914 he entered into Fishzon's troupe, in 1918 he was director and regisseur for the second (Yiddish) city theatre in Riga. In 1920 he acted in Russian in "Mirele efros" and "Potash and perlmuter", and since then he has participated in various Yiddish troupes in Latvia, in 1928-9 in Kutnere's "Musical comedy". A. also took part in the first Latvian film.

In 1929-30 he was in Riga's "New Yiddish Theatre".


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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 1, page 58.
 

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