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
 

Pinkus Izbesko
(Pinkhus Izbeski)

He was born on 26 May 1879 in Kishinev, Bessarabia.

His father was an owner of a haberdashery business.

He learned in a cheder and later in a school.

From 1914 he was the administrator for the Russian and Yiddish "amateur" productions.

In 1918 he brought over guest-stars Ester Rukhl Kaminska to Kishinev, and later traveled with Durov's Circus.

He worked for a year as manager for his brother Boris Nievolin, a composer for the Russian theatre "Intim" in Petrograd.

Later he became administrator for his brother's troupe across the province.

In 1920 he became manager of the troupe for Khayim Meir Segalesco, later for Misha Fishzon's "Muster Theatre", and for various members troupes in theatres in Bucharest.


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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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