Lives in the Yiddish
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
W. was born on 17 August 1895 in
Gubernia, White Russia (Belarus).
His father was a
W. received a Jewish national
upbringing as well as a general education.
to be interested in music at the age of thirteen. Later he participated in orchestras as well as
appearing as a soloist at concerts.
Weiner arrived in
America in 1914 where he joined a dramatic club and
later travelled and performed in the province.
opened the Garden Theatre, W. was accepted for
episodic roles. After a year, Weiner joined the
Yiddish Art Theatre where he played episodic roles for a number of years.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 1, page 688.
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