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
 

M. I. Tabakschneider
 

 

T. was born in 1893 in Warsaw, Poland. He completed a Polish dramatic school under the direction of Kazimierz Kaminski. He directed with a dramatic circle in Poland and published several one-acters and [scenes=stsenkes].

In 1923 he settled in Argentina, where he managed the [live images: lebendike bilder]: "Ideal, kunst un arbet", "Turmeleydn", "Umgekert", "Zeglen"; he translated several one-acters for Mark Swen and Anatole France, dramatized Andreyev's "The Seven Who Were Hanged", Peretz's "Mkublim" and "Di drey neytorins", Feinberg's "Vuhin", Victor Hugo's "The Ninety-Third Year" and Mendele's  "Vinshpingerl" (published in a collection of Mendele's [instsenirungen], publishing for the Argentinean Yiddish Writers and Journalists Union).

T. had, in "Di prese", "Groys un kleyn", "Pnimer un pnimlekh" and "Avezhaneder shtime", published the [scenes=stsenkes] and one-acters "A guter klient", "Dos feld-meydl", "Umgekert", et al.

He also directed several plays for better repertoires and [gehaltn] in dramatic circles lectures about diction, declamations, mimicry, [a.d.g.]

T.'s wife Edya (Berkover) performed in Argentina as a folksong singer.
 

Sh. E.


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 2, page 802.
 

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