Lives in the Yiddish
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
E. was born on 30 September
1884 in Keidan, Kovno Gubernia, Lithuania, into a family
that staged yichus for rabbis and gaonim.
A sister-a child of the poet David Einhorn. Until age
seventeen he learned Talmud, then an extern, later he
went away to Paris, where he completed a middle school,
and in 1911 -- the department of French literature in a
historical-philological facultat for the Sorbonne.
His journalistic activity
began in 1905. Since 1915 he has been a permanent
collaborator for "Heynt" in Warsaw, where he publishes
under the name of "Eyner", articles and critiques about
He translated Moliere's
comedy "Der karger (The Miser)" (publisher "Di tseyt",
Warsaw, 1921), that at the same time was staged in the
Central Theatre by Zigmund Turkow.
Zalmen Reyzen -- "Lexicon
of Yiddish Literature", Vol. I, p. 80.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 1, page 57.
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