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
 

Izak Miltshin


M. was born on 1 May 1895 in Ivenets, Minsk region, Poland.

Her father was an employee.

Until the age of twelve he learned in a cheder. From age twelve until sixteen he was in a middle school in Minsk. At age sixteen he went away to Berlin, where he entered into the arts-[geverbe] school by the Prince Albrecht museum. He had the opportunity to work in the theatre studio of Hugo Barukh, and he became through the firm, together with other young artists, sent away to Amsterdam, where he did decorative work for an exhibition.

He returned from Berlin, studying further until the outbreak of the First World War.

In 1914-15 he worked in Kharkov's Russian opera theatre. He was mobilized into the army until 1920, then he returned to Minsk, where he worked as a decorator-illustrator in the "Unzer vinkl" Theatre, then a short time with the White Russia State Theatre.

Several of M.'s works were sold to the White Russian museum (Yiddish Department).


Sh. E. from L. Dushman.


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 2,  page 1315.
You can read the amended biography of Izak Miltshin in the Lexicon's Volume 5, by clicking here.
 

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