189... in Russia.
1940 he was active in Yiddish theatre in Romania. He
composed and conducted for Yakov Shternberg's spectacles
for Sidi Thal's ensemble.
the music to Leib Drucker's operetta "Shrhle". According
to Julius Schwartz, P. was a beautiful violinist and the
composer for an entire theatre couplet and for the [revi]
"Chtzi shli, chtzi, shlch".
summer of 1940 he was the musical director for the
Kishinev radio and the director and composer for the
Moldova State Theatre in Kishinev.
According to Hilly Ash, when the Germans bombarded
Kishinev in 1941, her husband put all the Yiddish actors
onto open wagons, they aribertsufirn across
the Dniester. The wagons were in a slight danger
for three days. On the way, in the wagon P. suddenly
died. The crowd cried, that it felt a bad smell, the
actors felt the heat as the sun rose by a place where a
train had blocked them, removed the dead, washed him in
a number of seconds, dug out a grave by the rails and
buried him there. This may not have been far from the
city of Kishinev.
According to Julius Schwartz, P. died from an evaluation
According to the musician Alpern, the Nazis in Kishinev
had him shot.
Julian Schwartz, Hilly Ash and M.E. from Alpern.