Lives in the Yiddish
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
He was born in Warsaw where
he acted in a dramatic circle. At the end of twenty
years he went to Paris. He worked by day, and during the
evening acted in a drama, afterwards joining "Piat". He
acted there in character roles, e.g. in the play "In
polish oyf der keyt", by Y. L. Peretz, "Der farkhishufte
shneyderl", "Mentshn-aristokratn" and "Luft-prnsut" by
Sholem Aleichem; "Boytre" by Moshe Kulbak, "Der toyber"
by David Bergelson, "Oreme melukhah" by H. Leivick, and
"In shtreyk fun di shniter" by Ziskind Lev.
In 1942 when the Germans had
an "elimination" of the Jews of Paris, he with his wife
were taken into the ghetto, as also were their young
son, and together with more than 10,000 Jews were taken
to a death camp from where there was no return.
Sh. E. from Leyb Lenski.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 5, page 4213.
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