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
 

L. Fogelman
(Eliezer Feygelman)
 

F. was born on 21 May 1891 [according to Reyzen's "Lexicon" 27 May 1888] in Nesvizh, Minsk region, White Russia. Son of a Yiddish teacher. He received an education in secular studies and fcompleted a gymnasium and the Jewish school of the institute in Peterburg.

He read and studied in [yungtlekhe kreyzn referatn--unequal circles units??] about the Yiddish language, literature and theatre; he wrote in Russian journals.

In 1921 he came to America and became a professional Yiddish journalist. At first as a co-worker in "Tseyt", after in "Tog" and in the end at the "Forward" where he had in the Sunday edition published a series of biographies of the famous personalities, about the actors Edwin Forrest ("Forverts", 24 October 1926), Edmund Kin (7 November 1926), Sara Bernard (21 November 1926), and Eleanor Rose (28 November 1926), as also a worker about the first theatre in America (17 October 1926).

F. wrote often reviews for the "Forward" and critical articles about the Yiddish theatre.


M. E.

Zalmen Reyzen -- "Leksikon fun der yidisher literatur (Lexicon of Yiddish Literature)", Vol. III, pp. 1-2.

 


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 3, page 2198.
 

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