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
 

Julian Wilensky
 

 

W. was born in 1882 in Kherson, Ukraine.

He came, together with Hurwitz's troupe, to America and performed at the Windsor Theatre, where he acted for only half a season, also performing in Yiddish in the opera "Aida", "Payatzn (Clowns)", and "Carmen", later moving over to Aged in vaudeville.

W. also may have sung in Italian in New York's Metropolitan Opera House, later on the road in San Francisco, where he opened a music hall and while there passed away around 1921.

W. had a dramatic tenore.


M. E. from Sholem Perlmutter and Louis Kramer.


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 1, page 719.
 

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