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
 

M. Geller


G. was born in Kishinev, Bessarabia, and was an intelligent person who later became a medical doctor in Paris.

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.


 

 

 

 


 

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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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