Born 4 November 1892 in
His parents owned a small
At the age of sixteen he
immigrated to London, England, and excelling as a
dancer, he performed as a dancer in a Russian troupe.
Two years later, he went again to Lodz and began a job
in his uncle's business. However, he returned to the
stage during the 1912-13 season with Zandberg.
In order to avoid military
service, he fled to America where he acted for a season
in the Yiddish theatre in Newark (Manager Sam Rose),
afterwards seven years in Boston, before that with
Kalich, afterwards with Julius Nathanson fourteen months,
a Yiddish role, also English with an "American Musical
Revue", seven months in California Yiddish theatre with
Sara Adler, several years of Yiddish theatre in Los
Angeles, several small roles in film, the 1927-28 season
in Chicago, what he made for his home, where he [tsit
zich] over gain [?] for a professional theatre, acting
only from time to time with the "Chicago Yiddish
Dramatic Society" or with a guest-starring professional
On 17 April 1956 he passed
away in Chicago.
M. E. and Sh. E. from B. Katz