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
 

Dr. Meir Pines
 

 

P. was born in 1881 in Mohilev by the Dnieper, in an aristocratic [mish-ngidisher] family.

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.


 

 

 

 


 

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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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