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
 

G. V. Tombak

 

T. was born in 1907 in Zhitomir, Volin.

His father was an employee.

From childhood on he had aspired to the stage. He debuted in 1923 as "Student" in Sh. An-ski's "Der zeyde" in the Zhitomir Yiddish Worker's Club.

Learning in the chemist's technicum, T. at the same time directed with the dramatic circle in the club of the [kustarn] and in the club of the Methodist known as Tomski.

Following bankruptcy in 1926 he was taken into the Yiddish State Theatre of the Ukraine, where he acts until today.
 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 2, page 819.
 

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