Lives in the Yiddish
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
Jacob Glatstein was born on August 20, 1896 in Lublin,
Taught by teachers and then by himself at a Beit HaMedrash,
he later undertook a six-class program at gymnasium.
1914, Glatstein immigrated to America, where he studied
debuted with a story in “Freie arbeiter shtime”, having lived for a while in an
Americanized environment. Only in 1919 did he return to
Yiddish literature, publishing poems and articles in
various periodicals, as well as publishing several
collections of poems. Glatstein published the one-act
“Purim guardia” in “Kinder Journal” in 1924, and his
dramatic poem “Noah” appeared in “Tzukunft”
in March, 1925.
Zalmen Reyzen -- "Lexicon
of Yiddish Literature", Vol. I, pp. 584-5.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 1, page 485.
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