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
 

Jan D. Goldshteyn
(Yakov)


G. was born circa 1888 in London, where he completed public school.

At the age of nineteen, he brought his sister Esther Wallerstein to South Africa as a manager of his troupe.

After his travels to South Africa, G. became the publicity manager for the South Africa Theatre Trust, and he managed across the Yiddish troupes, which the Trust had brought over as guest-stars to South Africa.


M. E. from Esther Wallerstein.


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 1, page 378.
 

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