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