Lives in the Yiddish
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
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.
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.
- Zalmen Reyzen -- "Leksikon
fun der yidisher literatur (Lexicon of Yiddish
Literature)", Vol. II, pp. 935-936.
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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