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
 

   Harry Jordan
(Hershl Jardanovski)
 

Born 27 May 1895 in Skvira, Kiev Gubernia, Ukraine.

Parents -- merchants, who immigrated to America.

Here he graduated from public school and in 1913 he began to play in Yiddish Variety in Philadelphia.

Afterwards he played five years in sketches in English vaudeville, and also in pieces in dramatic clubs.

In 1927-8 J. played in legitimate Yiddish theatre in Baltimore, in 1928-9 in Toronto, and in 1929-30 in Pittsburgh and Cleveland.


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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 1, page 549.
 

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