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
 

Leyzer Rakhmanov


R. was born in 1901 in White Russia.

He completed the Yiddish division of the Theatre Institute in Kiev.

In 1937 he toured as an actor in the Kiev Yiddish State Theatre.

In the theatre he excelled as a fine, young regisseur and had produced several offerings, such as "Donye" from Lipe Reznik, and the Russian play "Di feyern fun leykhturt".

As soon as the Nazis struck the Soviet Union, R. volunteered for the Soviet Army, and in October 1941, while protecting Kharkov against the Nazis, he bravely perished.


Sh. E. from Yonah Radinov.


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 5, page 4544.
 

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