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 Vaysfeld

V. was born in Warsaw, Poland.

He was the owner of a business school in Warsaw (corner of Dzhika and Volinska), in which in 1883 Yiddish theatre productions were staged in the evenings.

In 1893 V., together with his hard David Schwartzbard, the director of the Yiddish troupe in the Eldorado (Herman and Adolf Berman, Gustav Schwartzbard, Rothstein, Yakov Spivakovski, Adolf Shlifershtein, Julius Oskar and Anna and Roza Bira).

Also, in this troupe Ester Rukhl Kaminska made her debut.

In 1905 V. opened the Muranow Theatre with a Yiddish troupe and then went over, together with Sam Adler, to act with the troupe in the new theatre on Krulevska.

  • Moshe Vaysfeld -- Ire ershte shrit, "Teater", Warsaw, 5-6, 1926.

  • Ester Rukhl Kaminska -- (memory), "Moment", Warsaw, 30 July 1926.

  • M. Myodovnik -- Mayne teatter-zkhroynes, Zhurnal "Shtern", Minsk 1, p. 63, 4, p. 36, 1926.

  • Michal Weichert -- "Teater", Warsaw, 1926, pp. 5-6.


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 1, page 703.
 

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