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
 

Moshe Varshe


V. was born in 1887 in Antopol, Grodno Gubernia, Polish Lithuania.

He was educated in Plotsk whereto his parents took him.

In 1906 he immigrated to America where he worked in shops and sold newspapers. During the last months of his life he was a housekeeper.

He lived ascetically, among people tormented by physical and mental sickness. He committed suicide on 22 April 1912.

V., together with K. Teper, translated Chekhov's "The Cherry Orchard", "The Seagull", ("Khayke") in "Uncle Vanya" (requestred by Meizel [et ko.] New York).

Zalmen Reyzen -- "Lexicon of Yiddish Literature.", Vol. I, pp. 923-4.


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 1, page 668.
 

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