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 cir 1898 near
He was raised by well-to-do
parents in Odessa, where he later acted with Jewish and
When he was young he
immigrated to Cincinnati, America, where he worked in a
machine factory and was a co-founder of a local Yiddish
dramatic club, arranging various activities. He was also
a participant in the professional Yiddish theatre
(together with A. V. Biderman), and for his acting was
praised by the local English press.
In 1922-1923 (?), P., being
in California, committed suicide.
M. E. from A.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 3, page 687.
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