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
 

Yosef Orenshteyn (Oren)


According to Jonas Turkow, he had in 1926-7 been placed in the leadership role of the society-like Yiddish theatre in Krakow. O. was taken into the troupe that had originated in Przemysl.

Turkow mentioned again that O. had participated in the last production of "Dorsyung" in the Warsaw Ghetto, where he too had perished at the hands of the Nazis.

Jonas Turkow -- "Farloshene shtern", Buenos Aires, 1953, Vol. I, pp. 88, 151.


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 5, page 3857.
 

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