Lives in the Yiddish
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
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
On 25 April 1921 in New
York's Irving Place Theatre there was staged N.'s
translation "Di nakete neshama" with Jennie Valier as
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.
Hillel Rogoff -- Bey
madam valiers ehren-abend, "Forward", N. Y., 29
L. Krystal -- Teater
ala bronzvil, "Fraye arbeyter shtime", N. Y., 16 January 1925.
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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