Lives in the Yiddish Theatre
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
S. was born in 1891 in Warsaw, Poland, to poor parents.
He learned in a cheder, acting with "amateurs".
In 1908 he immigrated with his family to Buenos Aires and also here for a certain time acted with "amateurs".
In 1914 he became a professional actor and had the opportunity to act with Moshkovitsh, Lobel, Gutentag, Arnstein, Sokolov, Zaslavsky and Morewsky.
In 1926 S.'s father went to Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), where he acted under German direction. After a short guest-starring stint in Argentina in 1927, he returned to Brazil where he in September 1928 passed away from a heart attack.
S. belonged to the more intelligent Yiddish actors in Argentina.
He had acted in lover roles
in various repertoires, and he especially excelled in
"Dybbuk" ("Chanan") and "Di mispakha" ("Eliash").
Sh. E. by Jacob Botoshansky.
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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 2, page 1444.
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