P. was born on 5 August 1899
in Warsaw, Poland.
He finished a folkshul.
At the age of thirteen he
sung with a cantor and afterwards together with the late
actor Leybl Vilner, and they performed with joy.
In 1905 he performed in
Kompaneyets' troupe at the Muranover Theatre, directed
by Mark Arnstein, debuting as "Rosh hkhl" in Shomer's
"Der idisher prints", later acting in Julius Adler's
troupe across the Polish province, later with Tsipkus
and Lipovski and since 1913 in Vienna with Ziegler,
across the province in Galicia and in Paris with Morris
During the First World War
(at a time when acting in the Yiddish theatre was
forbidden), he learned a trade, with which he worked for
a year's time. Later he was a co-founder of the Perets
in Paris and acted until 1921 in Paris and Antwerp,
going to Rumania where he acted with Ziegler, later in
Bucharest with Goldberg, in Iasi with Aschkenazy, also
with the guest star Picon and Silbert.
In 1924 P. came back to
Paris, where he acted until the Hitler invasion. His
further fate is unknown.