Lives in the Yiddish
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
G. was born in Kishinev, Bessarabia, and was an
intelligent person who later became a medical doctor in
He [gehlust] to become an
actor, and he wrote a play "Mekhtshe der shadkhan",
which at the beginning of 1881 was staged by the author in Kishinev in Mozer's
hall through a group of amateurs.
The play was performed for
the first time by the late actor Kessler (he played the
lover) and Leon Nadolsky ("Mekhtshe").
The amateurs carried on the play to Dubosarry(?).
M. Osherowitz -- "David
Kessler and Muni Weisenfreund", N. Y., 1930, pp. 58-59.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 1, page 498.
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