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
 

Henrik Tseyzl
 

 

Born in 1914 in Brody, Galicia.

He was educated in Lemberg where he completed the gymnasium in 1932.

He began to work as an assistant stenographer with Prof. Bolk in Lemberg, and since 1939 worked together with him and Prince Kleinman in the Yiddish State Theatre in Lemberg as an assistant stenographer.

He fled from Lemberg on the eve of the Nazi invasion, and since 1942 was active as a stenographer and [inspitsient] at the Opera Theatre in Paris. In 1946 he began to study directing in Leningrad at the institute, working since 1951 in the Russian theatre in Kazan, afterwards in Leningrad, since 1956 at the Comedy Theatre under the direction of Akimov.

In 1959 he returned to Poland and entered the Yiddish State Theatre under the leadership of Esther Rachel Kaminska, where he also put on "Troymer fun kabtsansk", according to Mendele Mukher Sefarim, "Griner felder" by Peretz Hirshbein, "Bar kokhba" by Sh. Halkin, "Di puste kretschme" by Peretz Hirshbein, a dramatization by Opatashu "Poylishe velder", a .... and "Der pipernoter" by Schwartz. At the same time Ts. also put on a play in the local Polish theatre.

In 1965 he went to [mr...t] Israel, where he also put on plays in the Yiddish theatre and was a tutor in the dramatic department of the university in Jerusalem.
 

Sh. E. and Sh. E. by Meir Melman.


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 7, page 6147.
 

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