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 in Stetsov,
Galicia. He learned in a cheder and in the Baron Hirsch
folkshul in Horodenka and also with a private tutor.
From 1915-18 he was
evacuated with his family to Behmen, where he learned
further. In 1918 he returned and became a grenets merchant. In 1923 he was an active member in the Galicia
landsmanshaft union, co-founder there of a culture
commission and a dramatic circle, where he debuted as
"Chaim-Leib" in Sholem Aleichem's "A Doctor", then he
performed in other one-acters, and he participated in
other drama circles.
Later he was a co-founder of the
"Yung argentine (Young Argentina)" drama school, where
he also participated in the tour across the Argentinean
province during the guest appearance of Jacob Ben-Ami
and Jacob Mestel.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 2, page 1002.
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