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
 

Avraham Naumov


On 16 May 1918 in Brooklyn's Lyric Theatre there was staged by M. Wilensky, N.'s "Der toyber edut, lebensbild in four acts."

On 22 October 1920 in the Lyric Theatre there was staged N.'s dramatization in 4 acts and 4 scenes "Di hant fun gezets" [Victor Hugo "Les Miserables"].

On 25 April 1921 in New York's Irving Place Theatre there was staged N.'s translation "Di nakete neshama" with Jennie Valier as "Lulu".

On 9 January 1923 in the Royal Union Theatre there was staged N.'s "Ver iz di froy?" (with participation by Malvina Lobel, Lisa Silbert and M. B. Samuilov).

On 19 April 1924 at the Liberty Theatre (with Joseph Shoengold and Nellie Casman) -- "Der yidishere zinger, operetta in three acts from Avraham Naumov and S. H. Cohen, music by Sholom Secunda", and on 24 December 1924 there was staged by M. Michalesko "Nokhn shturm, lebensbild in four acts from S. H. Cohen and N., music by Joseph Brody."

N. for a certain time was an agent in the "Metropolitan Life Insurance Company".
 

M. E. from S. H. Cohen.

  • Hillel Rogoff -- Bey madam valiers ehren-abend, "Forward", N. Y., 29 April 1921.

  • L. Krystal -- Teater ala bronzvil, "Fraye arbeyter shtime", N. Y., 16 January 1925.


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 2, page 1383.
 

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