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
 

Yosef Vakhtel
 

V. was born in Odessa, Ukraine.

He began his stage career in Shomer's troupe in southern Russia, and after [farvar: truly] in the Yiddish theatre in Russia he went in 1883 to London where he acted for a short time and traveled from there with Zilberman's troupe (Zilberman and his wife, Chaimovitsh and wife, Karp, Barodkin and his wife and Lateiner) to America, where he acted for a certain time in comedic roles.


M. E. from Mishe Nakhamkus, Boris Thomashefsky and Mr. Sarasan..

  • B. Gorin -- "Di Geshikhte fun idishn teater (History of the Yiddish Theatre)", Vol. I, pp. 234, 242; Vol. II, p. 30.

  • David Kessler -- Mir shpilen in neshonel teater, "Der tog", N. Y., 11 Mar 1917.

 


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 1, page 645.
 

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