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 26 May 1885
in Berdichev, Ukraine.
His father was a well-to-do
He received an [intelligent=mshkilish]
education, later studying in Warsaw and Lodz.
In 1904 he immigrated to
America and in 1906 he debuted with a story in "Fa'Sh",
then in "Di varheyt" and later became a co-editor of "Di
In America L. studied for
two years [yos.] In 1921 he became the editor of the
worker department in "Di tseyt", then a permanent
collaborator in "Der tog", for whom he wrote very often
about Yiddish theatre (reviews, articles,
interviews, overviews and news).
Z. Reyzen -- "Lexicon of
Yiddish Literature", Vol. I, pp. 307-08.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 2, page 1092.
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