Lives in the Yiddish Theatre
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
Zigmunt Hart was born on 20 April 1866 in Czernowitz, Bukovina.
Parents -- Businessmen who moved in 1869
to Galatz (Galati, Romania - ed.). There H. completed school, and his parents, who were modern people, sent him
to Vienna for his studies. However, because of his father's death,
H. halted his studies at the age of sixteen.
He then moved to the Rumanian provincial
troupe of Burienescu, with which he played two years in Rumanian.
Later he joined Hurwitz, and traveled with this Yiddish troupe to
Because of family problems H. stopped
acting in the theatre, and during a period of twelve years, he
managed a sawmill.
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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 1, page 310.
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