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
 

Barukh Glazman


G. was born on 12 January 1893 in Mozir, Polesia, on the border of White Russia and the Ukraine, into a family of tradesmen.

He learned in a cheder and yeshivas, and his secular education came privately. Afterwards he learned in the Kiev Petshersk gymnasium and in Perminov's higher technical courses.

In 1911 he immigrated to America, where he joined up with various trades and completed in 1915 a middle school.

In 1918 he received a degree at Ohio State University with the title of "Bachelor of Arts".

At the end of 1918 he debuted with a story in "Fraye arbeter shtime" and after a break of four years became active in Yiddish literature. G. produced several volumes of stories.

G. in "Undzer bukh", N. Y., March-April 1926, published "Oyf a rog", a shaten-shpil, in three acts, performed and acted.

  • Z. Reyzen -- "Lexicon of Yiddish Theatre", Vol. I, pp. 577-79.


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 1, page 484.
 

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