Lives in the Yiddish
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
One of the first Yiddish actors in America.
M. had himself -- according
to Boris Thomashefsky-- participated in 1888 in Boston
in Goldfaden's offering of "Beyde kuni lemel (Two Kuni
Lemels)". Acting in the role of "Shlumunyu" and later
performing in New York's Atlantic Garden as a
singer of German couplets and as a Russian dancer.
M. was -- according to Boris
Thomashefsky -- a good coupletist , one of the best
dancers on the Yiddish stage and generally "a lively
M. later became a conductor
in Sabsey's underground-[ban].
M. E. from
Boris Thomashefsky --
"Thomashefsky's theater shriften", N. Y., 1908, p. 71.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 2, page 1258.
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