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
 

Shlomo Gilbert


G. was born on 10 February 1885 in Radzymin, Warsaw region, Poland, into a poor family.

He learned in a Beit HaMedrash, and he fell under the influence of he Yiddish theatre and Kabala. He debuted in the literature in 1907 in the collection "Nay-tsayt," and since then from time to time she has published various literary works.

G. composed "Meshieḥs ṭriṭ" (a dramatic poem in three acts with a prologue, publisher Kultur-Lige (Culture League), Warsaw, 1924, p. 43) [earlier published in "Tsukunft," December 1922]. The drama is published under the name "Glut" in "Htkufh" VII.

In "Tsukunft" VI, 1925, G. published his three-act comedy Der keler, and in his book "Noven" (issued through "Literatur-fond", by the Association of Jewish Writers and Journalists in Warsaw, 1922), G. was taken into his scene "Shabtai mkh," which earlier was published in the Warsaw "Folkstsaytung."

  • Zalmen Reyzen -- "Lexicon of the Yiddish Literature," Vol. I, pp. 563-4.

  • Y. Perle -- Mit a kop hekher, "Literarishe bleter," 19, 1924.


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 1,  page 476.
 

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