Lives in the Yiddish
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
He was born in 1868 in Iasi,
His father was a Gemorah
teacher, a well-read person, who drove out the young
M. from their home after he was found to have actors as
His stage career began
together with Zeydl Helman, after he went to act with Axelrad; later he played with various troupes, and in 1912 he
immigrated to America.
Here M. played in the theatre
and vaudeville in New York and in the province, and for one
year was the manager-director for the Actor's Union, Local 5.
On 26 July 1925 M. passed
away from paralysis in New York, and he came to his
eternal rest at Mount Hebron Cemetery [in
Flushing, Queens, New York, ed.]
M. E. from Zeydl Helman.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 2, page 1294.
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