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 1890 in
His father was a tailor.
In 1893 he came with his
family to New York. Here he learned in a cheder and in
In 1904 he participated in
an English dramatic club with the Educational Alliance.
Two years later he founded with friends the "Hebrew
Dramatic Club" (Abraham Fishkind -- regisseur) and there
debuted as "Kbtsnzon".
Afterwards he performed in a
professional troupe within the province. He acted for a
short time in the Metropolitan Singer Hall in the Bronx,
and again in the province. G. was a member of the
During the last years, G.
directed and acted in non-union troupes.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 1, page 522.
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