Born in 1894 in Warsaw, Poland. At the
age of twelve he began to act in the then children's troupes in
Warsaw and three years later toured with itinerant troupes as a
In 1914, when it was forbidden in Warsaw
to act in Yiddish, N. participated in the Yiddish production in
"Polish" in the dance halls, until the local productions were also
N. then traveled to Russia, where he
acted until the October Revolution, and thereafter he became
mobilized into the second-front troupe, where he acted for a short
time, returning to Poland and joining Warsaw's Venus Theatre and
then the Central.
In 1920 N. traveled to Argentina, where he
directed "Der dybuk" and after several plays of better repertoire
he also helped with the founding of the Yiddish Artists Union.
After a conflict, which lead to his arrest, N. left Argentina and
came to North America, where he toured with non-union itinerant
troupes across the province.
P. Katz -- Di prese un der yidisher teater, yubileum-oysgabe "Di
prese", Buenos Aires, p. 7.