Lives in the Yiddish
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
Y. was born born on 7
December 1904 in Warsaw, Poland. His parents were home
He learned in a Yiddish
folkshul, then Jewish studies in the home and general
studies in the middle school of Finkel.
In 1922 he was active as a
member in the Bundist academy, organized and was a
teacher in the Yiddish secular school in Warsaw, then
was appointed through the [Landrat] of the professional
unions as General-Secretary of the Central Leather Union
At the end of 1926 he was
appointed as a manager of the Yiddish Artists Union in
Poland and held the position until 1932.Through the time
of his [amtirn] performance, the attempt of a directory
of Yiddish actors themselves and cooperative troupes,
staged with conflict(?) and later with the liquidation
of him among the Yiddish Actors Union in America and the
Yiddish Artists Union in Poland(?)
A. Zeltser -- Brief fun
varshe, "Morning Journal", N. Y., 11 July 1932.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 2, page 934.
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