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
 

Jacob Jacobson (I)

He was connected to the Yiddish theatre at the end of the eighties in London, and later in America as a worker and translator of plays.

Some his plays that were performed were: "Rukhl and Leah", "Di betlerin (The Beggars)", "Mashala solat" and "Di neger-shklafn".

Also performed were the plays "Di frantsoyzishe revolutsyon (The French Revolution)" or "Di tsushterung fun der bastilye", and "Eybike libe" (performed in 1912) by Dr. Jacobson to hear him[?}


M. E. from Max Rosental.

  • B. Gorin -- "History of the Yiddish Theatre", Vol. II, p. 151 (playlist).

  • Jacob P. Adler -- "Meyn Leben, "Di beyne varheyt", N. Y., 29 April 1925.


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 1, page 551.
 

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