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 on 2 February
1892 in Turgel, Rumania. His father was a tailor. Until
the age of twelve he learned in a cheder and Rumanian
and German in a folkshul.
In 1904 he acted as "Mlakhl"
in "The Sacrifice of Isaac" in Bucharest's Jignitza.
In 1913 he entered into the
military and due to the departure to Vienna, where he
was taken in to act in Yiddish vaudeville with Ziegler.
In 1914 he came to New York,
where he became engaged by Paley and David Hirsh in
Chicago's Empire Theatre. For several years he
acted across the province.
In 1925-26 he was with
Hershl Zuckerberg (8th Street Theatre), Chicago).
In 1927-28 he was a prompter
in the Odeon Theatre, St. Louis.
In 1930 he was at the Center
Folks Theatre in Philadelphia (Dir. -- S. Dikshteyn).
Sh. E. from
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 2, page 1267.
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