Lives in the Yiddish
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
He was born on 15 April 1892
in Otik, Bessarabia.
His father was the owner of
a Russian school.
He learned from his father
and with a Hebrew teacher; afterwards graduating from
the city government school.
In 1905 he went off to
America where his parents brought him, with his older
brother, the sculptor Aharon G., who had already come
Here G. participated since
1908 with songs in various Yiddish periodic issues, and
he had already published on his own journals and a book
G. wrote two plays: "Di
muzinke" (performed in 1910) and the comedy "Tserunene
In 1926-7 G. published and
redacted in New York a two-week "Der teater-shtern"
(published six issues).
Z. Reyzen -- "Lexicon of
the Yiddish Theatre", Vol. I, pp. 242-3.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 1, page 468.
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