Lives in the Yiddish
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
Born on 1 October 1901 in Rzheshov,
Galicia. His father was a businessman. He completed a gymnasium and
the philosophy facultat in Jagiellonski University in Krakow.
Through a frequent attendance in the Polish theatre, he developed a
desire for the stage and entered into the dramatic school under the
pseudonym of Francizek Visotski.
In 1918 he joined the Yiddish Socialist
Party and under its influence began to become interested in Yiddish,
and he published in a Polish-translated collection of Sholem
Aleichem, Peretz, Reyzen, Nomberg, Asch, Jonah Rozenfeld, Opatashu
and also several stories in Polish and in Yiddish.
In 1926 S. became a member in the Krakow
Yiddish theatre under the direction of Jonas Turkow, and in 1928
acted in the troupe of Kadish-Nekhamah. Later he became manager of
S. was the secretary of the Krakow
"Yiddish teater-gezelshaft (Jewish Theatre Society)", materially
about Yiddish actors in Galicia.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 2, page 1461.
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