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
 

[?] Marienstros


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 youth".

M. later became a conductor in Sabsey's underground-[ban].
 

M. E. from Boris Thomashefsky.

Boris Thomashefsky -- "Thomashefsky's theater shriften", N. Y., 1908, p. 71.


 

 

 

 


 

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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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