Lives in the Yiddish
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
K. was born in 1903 in Vitebsk, White Russia.
His father was a tradesman.
He learned in a cheder and
with private tutors. In 1922, after the citizen-war [the Revolution?], K. studied vocal singing in Moscow in the
music school, and in 1924, when Clara Young guest-starred
in Russia, he was there and was active as a chorus
singer and actor of small roles. Thanks to his
outstanding tenor voice, he was quickly called on to
take on more responsibility with greater singing roles,
and he performed with Clara Young until 1928.
In 1929, K. performed in the
Ukrainian State Theatre with a small form group, "Gezbult",
and was there thought of in a considerable fashion.
K. was the husband of Yeva
His fate is unknown.
Sh. E. from
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 7, page 6230.
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