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
 

Zila Landsman


L. was born on 18 November 1886 in Bendin, Poland.

His father was a tailor.

Until the age of thirteen he learned in a cheder and thereafter learned with a house painter.

In 1905 he became active in the Jewish Workers Movement and at the same time staged, directed and acted with the various dramatic circles in Sosnowiec and in the local "Hazamir".

In 1919 he migrated to Metz, Alsace-Lorraine, and here founded the "Yidishe kultur-fareyn (Yiddish Culture Union)" and also a dramatic circle [by.m] union, performing with as well as acting as stage manager for the various guest-starring troupes and founded, together with Krause and Kessler, the theatre society "Habima", in which he afterwards was president.
 

Sh. E.


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 2, page 1001.
 

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