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
 

David Tanentsap
 

 

T. was born in 18... in Kolomea, Galicia.

Through his wife, the actress Chana Rafalovitsh, he came into contact with the Yiddish theatre and due to his familiarity with government circles, he received a concession to act in the Yiddish theatre in the Galician province, then in Bukovina he formed a partnership with Charles Nathanson. Later they united with Itzik Mendel Bergman, who also had a concession in the Yiddish theatre for Galicia.

T. in 1902-4 was cashier for Moshe Schorr, then in the troupe of Ber Hart, and he had for a long time by himself directed with the troupe in the former Austro-Hungarian field.

After a lung illness that he had acquired during the war years, he died alone in Vienna.
 

M. E. from Moshe Schorr, Julius Gutman, Ch. Nathanson and Jacob Mestel.

B. Gorin -- "History of Yiddish Theatre", Vol. II, pp. 147-8.


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 2, page 851.
 

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