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
 

Jozef Mendelson


M. was a bookkeeper in the Chicago newspaper "Di idishe arbeyter velt" and had acted with local "amateurs", with whom he had also directed.

On 20 October 1916 M. had in the "Yidishe arbeyter velt" published an article about Golsworthy's "Der kamf" and soon thereafter was published there in his translation: "Der kamf, a drama in 3 acts by John Golsworthy, translated into English by Jozef Mendelson" [27 October 1916 -- 9 February 1917. The same play in a new translation by Wm. Valt in 1922 was published in Warsaw].

In March 1917 M. staged with the local "amateurs" Pshibishevski's drama "Dos glik".


M. E. from Peter Zusman.

Gabriel Bruno -- Dos glik "Di idshe arbeyter velt", Chicago, 23 March 1917.


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 2, page 1356.
 

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