Lives in the Yiddish
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
Born on 2 January 1886 in
Zlotshev, eastern Galicia.
At the age of twenty-one, he
began his literary career.
In 1908 he immigrated to
America, where he later became popular as one of the
important modern Yiddish poets.
H. translated Klabund's
Chinese play "Der Kreyd-tsirkl (The Chalk Circle)" that
on 24 December 1925 was staged by Schwartz and his
New York's Yiddish Art Theatre, and together with Moshe
Nadir, wrote a play "Unter der last fun tsls".
Zalmen Reyzen -- "Leksikon
fun der yidisher literatur (Lexicon of Yiddish
Literature)", Vol. I, pp. 769-772.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 1, page 580.
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