Lives in the Yiddish
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
Born circa 1893 in Eastern Galicia. He
acted and was an assistant director in the "Freye yidishe folks-bine"
in Austria and participated in the tours of local troupes in
Rumania, committed suicide in January 1923 in Kishinev.
According to Jacob Mestel, S. was of
the type of "undelivered" Yiddish intelligence. He was a
humorist and manifested a fine acting skill, but, due to a physical
disability, was not able to make any acting career.
According to Leah Weintraub-Graf, he was
the life spirit of the troupe and had many times helped her in her
M. E. from Yehuda Bleich,
Leah Weintraub-Graf and Jacob Mestel.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 2, page 1467.
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