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
 

Leon Spatzer
 

 

Born in Brzezany, Galicia.

His father was a sexton. His mother sold corn on the streets.

By trade S. was a shoemaker. He possessed such a voice that he was a hit with the folk singers and toured with them across Galicia and Rumania.

S. by himself composed songs and several scenes. He especially was popular with his songs "Doktor tusik" and "Khurbn kishinev".

S. had an sore on his eye.

During the World War S. was interned in Rumania and circa 1917 passed away in Bucharest.
 

M. E. from Sam Ludvik.


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 1, page 236.
 

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