Lives in the Yiddish
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
He was born in 1908 in Kiev.
He was educated in a
At sixteen years of age he
began to attend the Yiddish theatre studio in Kiev led
by Novak. In 1926 he moved to Odessa and performed in
the Odessa music-drama school under the direction of
Norvid. In 1928 he entered the Kharkov Yiddish State
Theatre as a beginner. In 1932 he traveled to
Dnepropetrovsk in the Yiddish theatre for young
During the Second World War
he served as an officer in the army in Biela Tserkov. [Avansirt]
and did responsible work in the arts management for the
Kiev region. He was a political commissar at the Front.
He was killed in the
struggle against the Nazis at the Front at the rear of
Sh. E. from Yonah Radinov.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 5, page 4470.
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