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
 

Isidore Eksler
 

 

E. was born in Tarnopol, Galicia, into a Orthodox family, where he received a strong Jewish education.

In 1907 he immigrated to Toronto (Canada), where he took up with commerce until 1922, when he became excited about the Yiddish theatre and transformed the Standard Theatre into a permanent Yiddish theatre, for which he was manager and director of the Yiddish troupes alone or with partners-actors.
 

Sh. E.


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 2, page 1597.
 

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