Lives in the Yiddish
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
Born about 1873.
He was a long-time manager
of the Palace Theatre in Bialystok, and also by himself
used to arrange for various Yiddish and non-Yiddish
During the Nazi occupation
of Bialystok, in one year's time he lay in the ghetto as a
paralyzed person, speechless and it was not clear
whether he was aware of it.
He went to a doctor in the
ghetto. It was very hard to get medicine if one was
sick, and thus he expired in great pain in 1943.
His daughter Chana, who was
saved by the state of Israel, in the tenth year the [kasirerin?]
of the Palace Theatre.
Sheftel Zak observed, that
his Skarbnik family was greatly loved by the Yiddish
actors. In an et [tsrh--and it had [doch pasirt
nisht Zelman-- hot men bey zey gekrogn] Yiddish actors.
Sh. E. from Sheftel Zak and Dovid Rogoff.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 5, page 4097.
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