Lives in the Yiddish
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
M. was born on 22 January
(A. S.) 1886 in Rogotshov, Mohilev Gubernia, Ukraine.
His father was a tailor.
Singing in the choir in the
synagogue, M. also used to get along by singing in the
Yiddish theatre. In 1908 M. entered into Sam Adler's
group in Yekaterinoslav, debuting as "Nisl shreyer" in
Zolotarevsky's "Yeshiva bukher". Here he acted until
In 1910-11 M. acted in a
member's troupe in Russia under the leadership of
In 1911-12 he returned to
From 1912-17 he was in a
member's troupe with Libert and Veysman across Russia,
and in 1917 he was with Bezman in Kiev.
In 1918 he was in the first
cooperative operetta troupe in Russia under the
leadership of Samberg, in 1920-21 in Turkey.
In 1921 he was in Vienna on
the Rolland stage (Rolandbühne),
and in 1922 he was in Berlin and in the same year
traveled to Paris, where he has acted until today.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 2, page 1282.
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