Lives in the Yiddish
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
M. was born in 1898 in
Warsaw, Poland. His father was a butcher.
childhood years he sung with cantors. Until age sixteen
he learned in the Lomza yeshiva. Out of an inclination
for the stage he entered into an amateur circle as a
buff comic. Then he became a professional actor in the
provincial troupes of Bernstein, later of Becker, with
whom he toured for several years.
He came to America. M. for
several years toured the province with the "European
Cooperative Troupe" and then, together with them,
performed in New York's Lipzin Theatre and since 1931 in
the McKinley Square Theatre.
M. is a member of the
Independent Actors League.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 2, page 1264.
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