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 on 20 November
1900 in Warsaw, Poland.
His father was a small
G. learned in a cheder,
Talmud Torah, and took secular topics privately.
From his early youth he was
interested in the theatre, and in 1917 he participated
in the dramatic circle with the "Groser klub", later in the
dramatic section of "Hazamir" (Director David Herman),
until in 1920 when he entered into the Vilna Troupe.
A short time afterwards he
went off to Moscow where he entered into the Granovsky
studio and later the Moscow Yiddish State Theatre with
whom he went on a European tour.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 1, page 501.
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