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
 

Chaim Greenshpan


G. was born in 1889 in Warsaw, Poland.

His father was a tradesman.

He received a middle education.

At the age of thirteen he became a trade employee, afterwards a hairdresser.

At age seventeen he came to Lodz in Kompaneyets' troupe.

Soon he reported himself in a fine fashion as a versatile actor, and he thus became a requested member in the troupes of Genfer, Meyerson, Ester Rukhl Kaminska, Sam Adler, Adler-Spivakovsky, et al., where he acted in responsible roles.

In 1908 G. passed away in Mohilev-Podolsk.


Sh. E. from Mark Leyptsiker.


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 1, page 537.
 

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