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
 

Hershel Glick

 

G. was born in March 1894 in Jerusalem. He received an Orthodox education, learned in Etz-Khayim yeshivas.

In 1910 he immigrated to America.

In 1912 he settled in Boston, where he founded a dramatic union, and he wrote one-acters for the "Boston Art Group", where he was the leader.

G. wrote the operettas "Der neyer milioner" and "oygen fun libe", which were staged through Julius Nathanson in Boston's Grand Opera House, then the operetta "Der prints fun libe", the musical comedy "Dos blumen meydl", the melodrama "Der gn edn" (together with Aaron Nager), the musical comedy "Katerina di groyse" and the melodrams "A kind kllh" and "Der preyz fun libe".

In November 1929 in Toronto there was staged through Novikov G.'s melodrama "Ver iz mshuga".


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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 1, page 486.
 

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