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
 

Nathan Ginter

 

G. was born on 10 July 1894 in Lodz, Poland, to religious parents, owners of a small sock factory. From his early youth he attended the Yiddish theatre, copied the house actors, and associated himself afterwards with an amateur circle, which stage within the village of Zgherzh near Lodz Rakov's "Talmid khokhem," in which G. debuted as "Mordechai noz". After acting for a short time with "amateurs", G. immigrated during the World War to Berlin and entered into the local Yiddish theatre, where he acted for a fee.

In 1918 G. debuted as "Khfni" in Sharkansky's "Kfni un pinchas". Later G. acted in Russia with Adolf Segal, in Paris with Fannie Vaksman, in Poland with a members troupe, then in Buenos Aires, from where he went on a tour across Chile, Peru, Cuba and Mexico with the Argentinean Yiddish troupe of Morris Brown.


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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 1, page 481.
 

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