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 1889 in
Warsaw, Poland. In 1905 he participated with "amateurs"
in the "Akosta" production in the Muranover Theatre.
Soon thereafter he went away from home and traveled,
acting In Yiddish theatre across the Polish province.
In 1907 he entered into the
Warsaw "Jardin d'Hiver" to Kaminski in the troupe, then
switched over to the "Elizeum" Theatre. In 1908 he
toured with the Kaminski troupe to Russia and there
remained to act until 1919, from there very often in Odessa. He came
back to Poland, and K. acted there until 1927. When
he entered into Riga's "New Yiddish Theatre" (Director: Morevsky)... Since 1928 he again acted in Poland, where
on 23 March 1932 he passed away in Warsaw.
K. also had participated in
four film-images of the "Mizrach" society.
Jack Levy -- Nisht keyn
hspd... "Undzer ekspres", Warsaw, 8 April 1932.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 6, page 5760.
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