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
 

Herts Leybovitsh
 

 

Born in Vindoi (Vainode), Latvia.

Due to his belonging to the Left movement, [iz im oysgekumen] year-long] zikh tsu matern in tfisut]. After the Soviet might overtook Lettland (Latvia), he was placed atop the Yiddish theatre in Riga.

Soon after, as the Nazis were invading the Soviet Union, L. went away to the Front to fight against the enemy. He was taken in at the house of the folks commissar in the Latvian division. 

In 1943 he went to the city of Staraya Russa, Leningrad region, where battles took place, and he found his eternal rest in a mass grave of the Soviet struggle.


Sh. E. from Yonah Radinov.


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 5, page 4551.
 

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