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
 

Manuel Shekhtman
 

 

He was born in 1900 in a village named Lipniki, Ukraine.

In 1970 (sic--ed.--perhaps 1920) he finished the Kiev Art Institute. He worked for a [sheydene] valuable art on various topics, which found themselves in the museum of the Soviet Union.

Sh. had, at the Moscow Yiddish State Theatre, produced the images of Moshe Gershenzon's play "Hershele ostropoler", that through Benjamin Zuskin were performed in Kiev. In the theatre for the "Arbeiter-Yungnt=Young Workers", he produced several offerings that they performed for the artistic manager S. G. Novak.

At the end of August 1941, Sh. freely went away to the Front to protect his homeland, and in November 1941 he fell in the struggle against the Nazis.

His brother, Yakov, also was a painter, and their sister was an actress.


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 4761.
 

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