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
 

Aharon Psakhis
 

 

P. was born cir 1898 near Odessa, Ukraine.

He was raised by well-to-do parents in Odessa, where he later acted with Jewish and Russian "amateurs".

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. V. Biderman.


 

 

 

 


 

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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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