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 14 May 1884
in Ishomir, Ukraine.
He was brought up in
His father was a teacher.
He sang with a cantor,
studying singing with Karshon, concert master of the
Odessa Russian opera. For love of the Yiddish theatre he
performed in 1903 in Meerson's trope in Nikolayev. In
1910 he acted with Kompaneyets in Warsaw, in 1911 in
Odessa with Sabsey, in 1912 in Mohilev Podolia, where G.
In 1913 he set off for
Argentina, where he has acted until today, standing also
for the time sometimes at the top of several of the
Argentinean Yiddish theatres.
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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