Lives in the Yiddish
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
T. was born in March 1886 in
Warsaw, Poland. His parents were buyers. He completed a
city school. He sang with a cantor.
In 1904 he
immigrated to America, where he worked for three months
in a shop and in 1905 became a coupletist in Yiddish
vaudeville, performing for six years in sketches with Kadie Kaplan.
Since 1913 he entered into
the legitimate Yiddish theatre and had the opportunity
to act with the prominent powers of the Yiddish stage in
America. During the latest season he has acted in
character roles in Brooklyn's Lyric Theatre, and since
1930 has withdrawn from the stage, becoming an operator
in a movie (house).
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 2, page 863.
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