Lives in the Yiddish Theatre
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN THE yIDDISH THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"

1931-1967
 

Yakov Moshe Goldenberg

Born on 27 July 1886 in Iasi, Romania.

His father was a tailor, and at the same time a cantor.

He sang with cantors and worked as a tailor. Living next to the Rozenshteyn family, the late actors, G. developed a love for the Yiddish theatre. And when Kalman Ebell came to search "[kreftn= forces]"), G. went with him into the "Oprichtn Glut Theatre."

G. had the opportunity to act with the popular actors of the Yiddish stage, who had guest-starred in Romania and for many years was engaged by Itsikl Goldenberg, Ashkenazy, Kaner and Ziegler.

During the Second World War he was evacuated to Soviet Russia and there died from hunger.
 

Sh. E. from Julian Schwartz.

  • Zalmen Zylbercweig -- "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre", Vol. I, New York, 1931, p. 274.

 


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 5, page 4711.
Also see Goldenberg's earlier biography in Volume 1 by clicking here.
 

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