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
 

Kalmen Gutman
 

 

G. was born in 1901 in Lodz, Poland.

His parents were small merchants.

He finished a folkshul.

Out of his love for the theatre he became a prompter in Shlomo Kutner's itinerant troupe.

In 1919 he acted in Brisk as an actor under Kutner's direction, then in the member's troupe in Lodz's Skala Theatre. In 1925 he participated as an actor in "Vikt", then he returned to being a prompter with various troupes in Poland.


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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 1, page 470.
You can also read Kalmen's amended biography in the memorial Vol. 5 by clicking here.
 

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