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 in 1880 in Khshanov (Chrzanów), Galicia.
From his early youth he acted in Yiddish theatre in
Galicia as a chorus singer and actor.
According to Jacob Mestel,
who came to act with L. in Czernowitz and other
provincial cities, L. was born early in 1880. He
was [pu...] funds were very meager, with a [knokhik-]
face and a hard voice, and he gave the impression of
someone with a lung sickness. He didn't have a great
deal of talent, but he was very serious and [began his
appointment = genumen zeyn baruf] and always clean and
prepared to act in his roles.
In 19... L. passed away in
M. E. from
Julius Gutman and Jacob Mestel.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 2, page 1020.
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