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
 

Naftali Gross


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.


 

 

 

 


 

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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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