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
 

Hersh Gudelman

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 earlier.

Here G. participated since 1908 with songs in various Yiddish periodic issues, and he had already published on his own journals and a book of songs.

G. wrote two plays: "Di muzinke" (performed in 1910) and the comedy "Tserunene chlumut".

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.


 

 

 

 


 

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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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