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
 

Hershl Goldenberg
(Kaligraf)

 

G. was born in Bucharest, Rumania.

His father was a Hebrew teacher.

He was the first choirmaster in Goldfaden's troupe with whom he toured across Rumania and Russia.

In Goldfaden's troupe Goldenberg married the prima donna Liza Einhorn, but after that she went across to the Rumanian stage, and G. went away to Budapest. There he became a cantor, and due to the change in his religious beliefs, he got a divorce from his wife.

G. later was a cantor in various bath locations (spas), such as Karlsbad and Marienbad, and in 1927 he passed away.
 

M. E. from Itskil Goldenberg, S. Tabatshnikov and Zilberbush

Sh. E. from Ivan Abramson.

B. Gorin -- "History of Yiddish Theatre", Vol. I, p. 209.

 


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 1, page 274.
 

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