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
 

Rabbi Elihu Margolius


Born in 1886 in Rumania, he was an assistant editor for the Bucharest "Hyuets". Afterwards he edited "Dos folksblat" in Iasi. Trn'd-Trn'd published the "Izraelitisher folkskalendar".

M. wrote many songs for the theatre repertoire of the actors Jacob Bleichman, Sholem Simovitsh, Yosef Groper, Leopold Kaner et al.

He also wrote a play "Ktsyeh", which was staged in a vaudeville house and was published in Yiddish and Hebrew a book "Moshe Benyamin" about [kuntshtik, nbuah a.d.g.]

M. later immigrated to New York, where he showed "Vunder" in reading characters, [trefn gedanken a.d.g.]

  • Z. Reyzen -- "Lexicon of Yiddish Literature", Vol. II, p. 476.


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 2, page 1380.
 

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