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 Hush,
Rumania. As a child he came to Bessarabia and there
learned under the providence of the writer Yehudah
Steinberg. Later he worked for him in "Hyum". He
finished a "real" school, and for ten years was a teacher
in Odessa, as well as working as an electro-technical
teacher in "Trud".
In 1905 he immigrated to
Argentina and began to prompt for the "amateur" group
under the name of Avraham Goldfaden, then the Gordin
Club, and later with the various professional Yiddish
troupes that had acted in Buenos Aires.
L. also collaborated in
various local Yiddish periodical publications.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 2, page 1041.
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