Lives in the Yiddish
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
G. was born in Kolomea, Eastern Galicia, into a family
which was descended from R' Gershon Kitever.
He learned in a cheder, in a
school and read much German and Hebrew literature.
For a certain time he also
learned in a gymnasium.
He wrote German songs and a
historic drama in Yiddish.
In 1913 he left home and
after wandering across several lands he settled in
America, where he published songs in various editions
and released several collections of songs.
G. in "Tsukunft", May 1923,
he published his translation of Richard Beer-Hofmann's
play play in three acts, "Jacob's Dream".
Z. Reyzen -- "Lexicon of
Yiddish Literature", Vol. I, pp. 612-14.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 1, page 520.
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