Lives in the Yiddish
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
His first name may be Yakov.
According to Bernard Fishman, he was born in Bucharest,
Romania. According to Yekhiel Landau, he was born in
England, but his parents brought him with them to
Rumania, where he received his education. He could speak
the Yiddish stage he was called Kofler, but on the
English -- according to Ferdinand Staub -- he was called Ivan Kemkov.
According to B. Fishman, on the English stage he was
called Jack Reynholts, and he used to act in roles of
K. married a Christian,
the daughter of a theatre director, and according to
Yosl Chizhik, he was really blind [between the Christian
actors?]. He became completely blind and passed away in
M. E. from
Ferdinand Staub, Yekhiel Landau, Yosl Chizhik and
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 7, page 6139.
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