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
 

Moshe Minkus

 

Born on 25 April 1891 in Puławy, Lublin region, Poland. He was educated under the supervision of his mother (the Lublin rebbe's? grandson) in Poland, although his father was a strong Chasidic Jew who had directed a religious house.

M. wrote three plays: "Dervaksene, a drama in 3 acts. Warsaw, 1919" [p. 81, 16], "Dos misfarshtendnish, a drama in 3 acts, Warsaw, 1920" [p. 74, 16], which was performed by L. Sokolov in Lodz, and "Ver iz der merder, a drama in 4 acts, Warsaw 1920" [p. 74, 16].

Later M. immigrated to America and settled in New York.

Z. Reyzen -- "Lexicon of Yiddish Literature", Vol. II, p. 429.


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 2, page 1329.
 

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