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 1874 in
He was a trade employee in a
Though his acquaintance with
the Russian-Yiddish singer Strelska (with whom he would
later marry), he excelled in the Yiddish theatre, and G.
became one of the fine and popular theatre entrepreneurs
His troupe had, according to
his time, excelled with a better ensemble, repertoire
Through popular prices he
aroused theatre-goers with the widest Yiddish makings.
On 5 August 1913 G. passed
away in Vilna.
After his death, until the outbreak of the war,
the troupe again came to be led by
his two brothers.
M. E. from
Nakhum Lipovsky and A. G. Kompaneyets.
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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