M. was born in 1915 in Vilna, Polish Lithuania.
His father was an owner of a
factory of [rozetas].
From childhood he was
engaged by a sculptor. During the last years of the
Second World War he worked in the Meudim Theatre as a
technical director for the puppets according to the
projects of Bentsie Mikhtam.
In Kruk's "Togbukh" (13
October 1942) he was mentioned in a report about a
production in the Vilna Ghetto, which stated that:
"Aesthetically decorated projects were created by Uma
Olkenitsky, Rukhl Sutskever and Yudl Mutt". In a notice
from March 1943, it was said:
"The exhibition of plastic
arts, which was organized for the Culture Department of
the ghetto, was prepared with a quick tempo. Until now
they are extremely qualified paintings for the
exhibition by Rukhl Sutskever, sculptors by Yudl
In a notice from 29 March 1943 it was written:
"Next.. in [fie] of the
ghetto theatre came the opening of the long-promised
arts exhibition...good work was done here by Yudl Mutt:
excellent, images and two sculptures.
M. was killed by the Nazis
in the camps of Estonia.
In the introduction to
Herman Kruk's "Togbukh fun vilner geto", according to
his brother Pinchas Schwartz, on the reason of Y.
Osipov's writings in "Izvestya", that among those killed
in Kloge, had also been found M.
M. E. from Yekhiel Burgin.
Herman Kruk -- "Togbukh
fun vilner geto", New York, 1961, p. 15.