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 Belaya Tserkov, [?] Ukraine.
He was a badkhan,
then a folksinger, and with Naftali Goldfaden's
troupe he toured across Bessarabia. G. was,
together with Heine Khaimovitsh and Fishkind, taken into
He first performed on the
stage in Kishinev. Then G. immigrated to America, where
he was once again a badkhan.
M. E. from
Abraham Fishkind and I. Bliefeld.
B. Gorin -- "History of
the Yiddish Theatre", Vol. I. p. 213.
Jacob P. Adler -- "My
Life History", "Theatre Journal", N. Y., 5, 1902.
Jacob P. Adler -- "40
Years on the Stage", "Di varheyt", N. Y., 28 Feb. 1917.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 1, page 528.
Copyright © Museum of Family History.
All rights reserved.