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
 

Yoel Mastboym


M. was born in 1882 in Mezritsh, Poland. His father was an owner of a glass-[hute] in Tsigelnya.

He learned in a cheder with a half-enlightened teacher. From his youth he manifested an aspiration to paint, act and write. At age fifteen he became a house painter. He took an active part in the revolutionary movement of 1905, and debuted with a story in "Veg" (1906), and since then has published more works.

In 1917 M. has published a dramatic poem in one act "Ohn a melodye" (publisher A. Gitlin, Warsaw).

Z. Reyzen -- "Lexicon of Yiddish Literature", Vol. II, pp. 316-321.


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 2, page 1226.
 

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