Lives in the Yiddish
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
Born in 1900 in Zolkiew, Galicia. He
completed a folkshul and a gymnasium. After the gymnasium he
participated in Polish in a school production. In 1922 he entered
into a university, where he studied [polonistik] and philosophy and
graduated in 1926 in Krakow, while at the same time completing in
Krakow the Polish dramatic school, being taken into the Polish
Worker's Union under the direction of Marian Stemala.
In 1923 he was taken into the Vilna
Troupe during their guest-starring appearance in Lemberg. In 1926 he
was in "Vik't" (under the leadership of Zigmunt Turkow and Ida
Kaminska) and became afterwards taken in as a member of the Yiddish
Artists Union in Poland.
In 1930 he acted with Lidia Potocka and
Dr. Paul Baratov and then entered into the Jewish facultat of
Lemberg's university, due to the temporary stoppage of his stage
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 2, page 1351.
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