Lives in the Yiddish Theatre
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
One of the best popular singers ("folks-zinger"), he used his lyrics to easily provoke tears from those who listened to him.
He used the finger at his neck [flegt mit di finger azoy tsuknakn tsum takt, az er hot farhilkht dem orkester].
He hadn't yet written, and he left foreign sheet music(?) in his name(?)
After the war he became a ticket taker in the Odessa Yiddish State Theatre.
When he [flegt veln aroysrufn oyfmerkzamkeyt tsu zich, fleg er oysshreyen].
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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 1, page 37.
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