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
 

Naum Glazunov
(Nakhman Glazman)

 

G. was born on 14 May 1884 in Ishomir, Ukraine.

He was brought up in Zhitomir.

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. was regisseur.

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.


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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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