Lives in the Yiddish
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
V. participated in the Yiddish productions that took
place in 1868-70 in Warsaw under the direction of Gedalya Belloya. In the play "Yakov mit zeyne zin",
which was performed in two evenings, V. had [according
to the "Izraelita"] sung the role of "Yakov".
V. was probably [according
to Dr. J. Shatzky] the chief actor of the troupe, became
"in an advertisement he became strongly praised for
acting the first role in the benefit production of "Okhronke"
(22 March 1870), for which the public was content ".
On 17 April 1870 the troupe
performed in the Alcazar Hall a benefit production V.
Dr. Jacob Shatzky --
Tsushteyer tsu der geshikhte fun dem fargoldfadenishn
teater, "Yidish teater", Warsaw, 3-4, 1927, pp. 293,
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 1, page 665.
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