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 7 December
1892 in Iasi, Rumania. His parents were in business.
learned in a Yiddish-Rumanian school with the teacher Z. Helman (Hzmn),
who as a former actor helped him develop a love of the
Yiddish word and also directed him to the
He tried to be a businessman
but in the end, after entering in on [vaviltetike ovntn]
with Yiddish concerts, he became in 1912 a professional
actor in the troupe of Pinku Fridman and Adolf Segal.
In 1917 he went to Russia
and acted there for several years.
In 1920 he returned to
Rumania and became a folksinger in bars and coffee
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 2, page 1057.
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