Due to the pogroms in
Russia, he went away to Romania in order to travel
to America, but he became sick and had to be
operated on in Vienna.
In Romania, F. continued
to try acting with Misha Fiszon, then with Baratov,
but due to his continuing illness he had to give up
Being seriously ill, he
even had to be engaged with amateurs for a
production in Kishinev, with whom he had staged and
co-produced in Sofia Biela's drama, "Der tayvels
kush," and in the province in the melodrama "Muter-shande."
Zalmen Zylbercweig, who
in 1928 had become introduced to F. and his wife in
Kishinev (Bessarabia), where he had received from F.
his handwritten autobiography (published with
remarks, in Zalmen Zylbercweig's book "Theatre
Figures," pp. 81-92), writes:
"..I never had seen
Fachler act, and more to translate."
sick, F. died on 25 September 1929, as he committed
suicide in Czernowitz, Bukovina.
F.'s wife, Rosa, was a
Their son, Yakov-Leib (Lusia),
an accomplished pianist, used to perform with the
Yiddish theatre, such as an assistant regisseur, but
mostly he gave himself to the decorative side of the
M. Miodownik -- Mayne teater
zikhroynes, "Der shtern," Minsk, 2, 3, 1926.
Z. Zylbercweig -- Troyerik
gelebt un troyerik geshtorbn, "Lodz togeblat,"
Lodz, 29 November and 1 December 1929.
Zalmen Zylbercweig -- "Teater-figurn,"
Buenos Aires, 1936, pp. 81-92.