Lives in the Yiddish
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
G. may have been a Bobruisker.
His parents were butchers
He is thought of as
an intelligent [person].
He began his stage career as
a chorus singer with Genfer, afterwards there becoming
an actor. Later on his own he toured across the small
villages of [tkhumhmushb] as the director of a small
G. used to act in lover
roles, and he used to carry around the thought of acting
in a Yiddish art theatre.
In 1904 G. became crazy in
Odessa, and was in a mental asylum for a year. Shortly
after they released him from there in 1905, he committed
suicide by throwing himself under a train.
M. E. from Rose
Garr, Anita Batt and Shlomo Krause.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 1, page 390.
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