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 March
1904 in Lemberg, Galicia.
His father was the owner of
a colonial store. He completed a folkshul and a
five-class gymnasium. As a child he participated in
In 1921 he founded together
with several youngsters a dramatic circle known as
"Mendele", and he directed in the environs of Lemberg
In 1925 he was taken into
the Polish dramatic school of Lemberg's conservatory and
he finished in 1927, working at the same time in the
Yiddish dramatic group known as the "Jacob Gordin
Union", and he directed the dramatic group known as
"I. L. Peretz Club".
In 1927 he attempted to
found for the Yiddish student and graduates of the
Polish dramatic school a Yiddish studio, but it wasn't
implemented and he joined up with the guest-starring
Vilna Troupe, with whom he acts until today.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 2, page 1077.
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