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
 

Mordechai Perlmuter
 

 

P. was born on 25 January 1888 in Ludmir, Volin, into a rich, myukhsidiker family. He received a religious and a secular education.

In 1905 he arrived in Warsaw and became enamored with the Freedom Movement, and became an "rewriter" with his veytn near Y. L. Peretz.

He immigrated to America in 1906, and here in 1909 began to publish songs, especially in the "Fraye arbayter shtime".

In 1922 he released a volume entitled "Lider fun gloybn".

According to Sh. Yanovski, P. was engaged in America as a house-painter.

P. in "Fraye arbayter shtime" of 29 May and 5 June 1909 there was published a translation of the one-act "A Clown", a play in one act by A. Kuprin.


Sh. E. from Sh. Yanovski.

  • Zalmen Reyzen -- "Leksikon fun der yidisher literatur (Lexicon of Yiddish Literature)", Vol. II, pp. 935-936.


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 3, page 1841.
 

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