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 20 April 1895 in Pruzhany, Poland. His
father was a merchant, who went over to Lodz when E. was
a year old.
He learned in a city school,
in a cheder, and as a child of eleven years by himself he
traveled to his father in New York, where he attended a
folkshul, sang with a cantor, afterwards also the [hoyfn]
and at the same time selling the published texts of songs
Introduced to Yiddish
actors, he became with Isidore Lillian a role "rewriter",
and afterwards a prompter, remaining in this calling
also with other theatres.
E., for a certain time, was
the manager of Max Gabel's guest-roles across the
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 2, page 1570.
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