Lives in the Yiddish
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
F. was born in Minsk, White
His father was an official
in the Minsk city management.
Until age nine he learned in
a cheder, from age nine until fourteen in the city
school. He sang with cantors and afterwards he joined a
chorus as a singer-baritone in Borisov's Russian operetta
troupe, where he sang for several years. He later sang
in the chorus of Kompaneyets' Yiddish troupe, and later
with Fishzon he acted in main roles such as "Bar kochba",
"Abshulum", "Abner" et al.
F. also had acted with
Genfer, Sam Adler, Julius Adler, with Spivakovski in
Peterburg, with Titelman, and in 1913 in Minsk with
On 19 February 1918 F.
passed away from "spot (flek)-typhus" in Minsk.
Sh. E. from
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 3, page 2137.
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