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
 

Leyzer Itelman

He was at an earlier time a cantor in Siberia. Afterwards he became a "Broder Singer", performing with Velvel Zbarsher, and together with Boris Altman (Bad-Goy), he performed in Israel Rozenberg's troupe in Odessa.

When Gavriel Finkelshteyn brought a Yiddish troupe, he participated, already a seventy-year old, with him in the chorus.


M. E. from Abraham Fishkind and David Hirsh.


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 1, page 49.
 

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