Lives in the Yiddish
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
Kh. was born in 1830 in
Vilna (in Birov?), Polish Lithuania.
He learned in various
yeshivas, while at the same time also receiving an
education and learning further in the Zhitomir rabbinical
In 1869 he began to
publish books in Hebrew and since 1871 also finished
songs in Yiddish.
Kh. also composed in
Russian "Der yidisher litvak -- yohan shvabski", a drama
in five acts (3 August 1897), andalso in Yiddish the
Zalmen Reyzen -- "Leksikon
fun der yidisher literatur (Lexicon of Yiddish
Literature)", Vol. I, pp. 1140-2.
B. Gorin -- "Di Geshikhte
fun idishn teater (The History of the Yiddish
Theatre)", Vol. II, p. 266.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 1, page 799.
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