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
 

Yakov Shmuel Trakhtman


Born ... 1831 in Ovruch, Volin.

Since 1863 he lived in Odessa, where he was an employee with Brodsky. In the eighth decade of the twentieth century, he settled in Akkerman (Bessarabia). He wrote in Hebrew and Russian journals, publishing several books in Hebrew.

T. wrote several dramas in Yiddish ("Dos tsveyte veyb, oder, der treyer knekht", "Dinah", "Kidush lbnh"), which were not published and not performed.

T. passed away in 1889[?].

Z. Reyzen -- "Lexicon of Yiddish Literature", Vol. I, p. 1191.


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 2, page 891.
 

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