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
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.
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.