Lives in the Yiddish Theatre
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"

1931-1969
 

Moshe Khashkes
 

 

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 school.

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 drama "Abarbanal".


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.


 

 

 

 


 

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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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