Lives in the Yiddish
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
T. was the head of a group of folksingers in Odessa
(Jacob Katzman, Mendele Abramowitz, Shrage and Boris
Altman), and when Spivakovski and Israel Rosenberg put
together their troupe for Odessa (1879), they took him
in to it. Later he became a prompter in the troupe of
Naftali Goldfaden and from time to time also he acted in
small character roles. In 1884 or 1885 T. passed away in
Berish Beckerman, who had in
the beginning of the eight decade of the nineteenth
century acted with T. in Warsaw in the courtyard of Wolf
Litvak's Garden, pictured him as such:
"A blonde, Lithuanian, young
man, a little [baberdlt], with an entirely beautiful
baritone voice. He was the director".
M. E. from
Jacob Katzman and Bina Abramowitz, and Sh. E. from
B. Gorin -- "History of
Yiddish Theatre", Vol. I, p. 205.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 2, page 804.
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