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
 

A. Grodner
(Avraham Yakov Khash-Abramov)

 

G. was born on 20 July 1902 in Grodno, Polish Lithuania.

He is the brother of the actors Kadish and Khash.

He sang in the Grodno city shul, and in 1915 went into his brothers' troupe as an "orphan" in Richter's "Hertsele myukhs". Learning again in a yeshiva, G. went into a dramatic circle with which he often performed.

In 1921 G. traveled to Kovno and there entered into Lipovsky's troupe as a chorus singer and also took on small roles. Later he crossed over to his brothers and their troupe under the name of Abramov and then also Grodner, and he co-created their tour across Poland and Rumania. In 1928 he acted in Krakow's Yiddish theatre.
 

M. E.

 


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 1, page 507.
 

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