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
 

Moshe Fidel
 

 

Born on 27 November 1911 in Belz, Bessarabia into a family of musicians. After completing middle school, he, in 1937, performed in the conservatory of music, in which he had graduated first in 1949. However, because of this, in 1940 he abandoned his studies.

In the span of fourteen years as an actor, he was a pianist-accordionist. He was both conductor and composer, writing music for ten doll plays for the children's doll department, music for the play "Farsh petikter oyfreyt", "Khtuna mit ndn", "Oyber tsvantsik yor", et al, music for other musicals [feerye] "Dos umbezeene kleyd", composed the text for the musical spectacular in Iasi's Yiddish state theatre, as "Beym grines boym", "Gezang far shalom", "Oyf tselaches", "Blumen un kropive", "Kaltsun varems", et al.

F.'s several compositions were published in "Kulture-veg veyzer" in Bucharest.

 F. had the opportunity to learn to play the accordion and piano in the twelve-year technical school in Iasi, and in the middle school for music in Iasi.


Sh. E. by Julian Schwartz.


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 7, page 6253.
 

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