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
 

Linetsky


L. was born circa 1885 in Yekaterinoslav, Ukraine, to a poor family. He completed a school, then became a tinsmith.

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 other actors
 

Sh. E. from Mark Leiptsiker.


 

 

 

 


 

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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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