Born on 20 January 1891 in
Izbica, Kalish Gubernia, Poland. His father was a fur
coat merchant. He learned in a cheder,
then in a yeshiva and privately studied secular subjects.
moving over to Lodz, he became a theatre "patrioten
ministering to the actors and prompting behind the scenes,
later prompting "amateurs," and from 1910 on he became a
professional prompter in the troupes of Titelman,
Kaminski, Julius Adler-Herman Serotsky,
Zandberg-Waxman, Kompaneyets, Kuperman, and with provincial
troupes and member troupes in Lodz.
N. was a founder and
secretary of the Lodz department for the Yiddish Artists
Union in Poland, and since 1924 he has been a member in the central
management of the professional Yiddish Actors Union in Poland.
N. published several
protocol reports of the Yiddish Artists Union (Yidisher
artistn fareyn) conventions
and several necrologies about Yiddish actors.
On 16 April 1930 in Lodz's
Philharmonic Hall there was a jubilee, celebrating N.'s
twenty years of activity.