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
 

Louis Silo Gottlieb
 

 

G. was born on 3 May 1874 in Jerusalem, Eretz Yisrael. in his early youth he immigrated to America, and here he partnered with Berl Bernstein, Karp and Lateiner, building the Grand Theatre in New York as a Yiddish theatre, where G. was a manager.

G. was a member and cashier in the Actor's Union, Section 2 of Local 7, then he opened, managed and acted in the first Yiddish theatre in Harlem (Orpheum Theatre on 125h Street).
 


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 1, page 256.
 

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