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
 

N. Y. Podlubny
(Naum, Nunya)
 

P. was born in 1887 in the shtetl Braslav, Podolia Gubernia, Russia.

His father was a cantor. Until he was eighteen he studied in the Odessa Music School.

In 1904 he became a chorus orchestra conductor in Avraham Fishzon's troupe, and there he continued until 1912.

Later he crossed into a Russian operetta, and in 1915 composed for Clara Young the music to the operetta "Jakele blofer" by Boaz Yongvits and "Anna bleyb" by Yitzhok Katsenelzon. Also he wrote folk-like music for songs.

In 1920 -- a certain time conducting in the Odessa Philharmonic. In 1923 -- he founded a Yiddish Art Ensemble with a singer and folk singer Avraham Gutman the lead performer, and dramas were staged until 1928. Later he performed in the White Russian Yiddish State Theatre.

His brother, Froyke, is a Yiddish actor, and his brother, Isak, is a orchestra conductor who returned during the pogroms in 1920-21 in the Ukraine.
 

Sh. E

"Yidish teater", Warsaw, I, 1921.

 


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 3, page 1606.
 

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