Lives in the Yiddish Theatre
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN THE yIDDISH THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"

1931-1967
 

Itsikl Horovits
 

Born on 3 October 1847 in Iasi, Romania.

His father was a merchant-employee and a shofar-blower.

H. studied in a cheder and in the Yiddish school.

At the age of twenty-one, H. got together with several friends and toured across the province houses with their Yiddish songs (most texts were from Linetski).

When Goldfaden came to Rumania, H. became his "right-hand" and later on his cashier.

H. can now be found in sessions in Iasi.
 

M. E.
 

 


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 1, page 585.



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