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
 

Leybe Feyvishov

 

F. was born in Minsk, White Russia.

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 Samberg.

On 19 February 1918 F. passed away from "spot (flek)-typhus" in Minsk.
 

Sh. E. from Leon Dushman.

 


 

 

 

 


 

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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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