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
 

Shmuel Migdalovitsh
(Mandel)


M. was born on 19 January 1893 in Lenin, Minsk Gubernia, Poland.

His father was a melamed (teacher).

Until age twelve he learned in a cheder. Then for three years he was in a Pinsk Russian a school and became a bookbinder. But after working for eight months he he was "[aroysgelozt] in the world".

In 1913 he began to prompt in a dramatic circle, then in professional troupes and later settled in Poland.
 

Sh. E.


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 2, page 1290.
 

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