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
 

Zelig Liebgold

 

L. was born circa 1875 in Krakow, Galicia. His father was a merchant with eyer. A large house owner. He was a bookkeeper. He acted with "amateurs", among them Stefanya Shteyf (later his wife and then the wife of actor Norbert Glimer), with whom he then became a professional actor with Abraham Akselrad in Czernowitz.

L. was a character actor. For a certain time he also was a business manager in Tanentsap's troupe.

Around 1908 L., a kokainist, passed away in Snyatin (Galicia), where he had acted in a provincial troupe.
 

M. E. from M. B. Samuilov, Shamai Urich and Karl Veynberg.

 

 


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 2, page 1025.
 

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