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 circa 1885 in Yekaterinoslav, Ukraine, to a
poor family. He completed a school, then became a
In 1908 he entered into the
Yiddish troupe of Mishurat, then went over to act with
Rotshteyn and other itinerant troupes. From 1912-14 he
acted with Eskin.
In 1920 he was mobilized for
Denikins to Novo Cherkas and here, was forced to
do difficult work, and he had [oysgehoykht] the soul
under the [klep] of the [feyniker].
L. -- according to
Grinshteyn -- was very much a talented actor. His
character type, which he had produced, was copied by
Sh. E. from
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 2, page 1096.
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