Lives in the Yiddish
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
Born in 1888 in a village
near Iasi, Rumania.
He learned in a shul and in
the conservatory in Iasi.
At thee age of sixteen he
went to Vienna and finished a trade school, and there he
used to restore [restoran breyer] accompany on piano the
From there G. became engaged
by the Yiddish variety director Rabinovitsh on a tour to
Hungary and he returned to Vienna, where he became a
conductor in the Yiddish theatre, where he at times he
performed in a role.
In the span of his sixteen
years G. was associated with the Viennese Yiddish
theatre, and had orchestrated many operettas. For some
operettas he wrote special singing numbers, and he wrote
music for the operetta "Der shabbas-goy" by Omar (?)
Since 1922 G. has withdrawn
from the Yiddish theatre, and he conducts in a movie
theatre in Bucharest.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 1, page 525.
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