then H. wrote music for
Horowitz's operettas: "Der hoyzirer", "Krbn beyram", et
al. When Goldfaden (after his return from Lemberg)
staged in Romania "Rothschild", H. acted in the role of
"Firsht", then also other roles and at the same time
[acting as] the chorus conductor. In each time H.
recorded the various melodies, which Goldfaden sang for
him and wrote the music for Goldfaden's "Moshiakh's
tseytn (Time of the Messiah)", adapting new music for
"Dos tsente gebot" and writing music for many songs and
couplets, which were sung in that repertoire.
In 1904 H. arrived in
Chicago, associating himself with the troupe of Pincas
Thomashefsky and wrote music for his plays. Then he
joined as a conductor with Glickman and went on many
yearly tours across America, including a season in the
Haymarket Theatre (direction by Adler, Kessler,
Thomashefsky), a season in a cooperative union theatre,
a short time with Spachner in Philadelphia, and again
several seasons with Glickman in Chicago. There H. wrote
from time to time music for the operettas.
H. was a member and
vice-president of the Chicago Yiddish Actors Union for
the Midwest and Canada, which had existed only for a