Lives in the Yiddish
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
Born in 1912 in Dvinsk,
In 1930 he performed in the
Kharkov Yiddish Theatre for the young workers,
afterwards going over to the Kharkov Yiddish State
Theatre, with whom he in 1936 toured with to Kiev and was taken
into the Kiev Yiddish State Theatre.
In 1939 he went into the
Baku Yiddish State Theatre. The war had him with his
wife and girls happened into the shtetl of Malin,
Vinitzer region. He volunteered for in the Soviet Army
to defend the Ukraine against the Nazis in 1941 and
he perished in Donbas.
His wife was saved and today
is a member in the folks theatre in Riga.
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 4495.
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