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
 

Avraham-Yitzhak Gotfrid

 

Born in 1877 in Warsaw, Poland.

His father was a small merchant.

G.'s older brother had acted with Goldfaden in 1887-8, at the same time as G., together with the late actor Adolf Berman and Brider Feynshteyn he sung in the children's chorus.

In 1889 G. acted with Mitelman in Wolf Litvak's garden in Warsaw, and when it was forbidden to act in Yiddish theatre, G. went into a small Russian chorus.

Later G. acted in both the old and new repertoire in the various Yiddish troupes across the entirety of Russia and Poland.


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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 1, page 260.
 

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