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
 

Odesser Folks-Singer
(Meir Gorboy [Parch])
 

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].


__ Sha, Meir Parch Geyt!

 


 

 

 

 


 

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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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