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 in 1881 in
Mohilev by the Dnieper, in an aristocratic
He learned in Razinoy in a
cheder and yeshiva.
In 1900 he studied in
Berlin and in 1902 in Paris' Sorbonne.
In 1910 he published
"Histoire de la litterature judeo-allemande", which he
wrote as a dissertation for his doctorate. The work, in
which he also [bahandlt] the Yiddish theatre, and in
1911 there was published the Yiddish translation of [bel-mkhsbut]
(published by B. Shimin, Warsaw), and later also into
translations of Russian and German.
Zalmen Reyzen -- "Leksikon
fun der yidisher literatur (Lexicon of Yiddish
Literature)", Vol. II, pp. 899-900.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 3, page 1807.
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