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
 

Yakov-Mordechai Wolfzon
 

W. was born in 1867 in Aleksandrye, Volin.

He debuted in 1886 with a feuilleton in the "Yidish folksblat".

In 1891 he immigrated to America, and here became an active journalist and editor.

W. dramatized Mapu's "Ahbt tsion" while known as "Tsyuns tekhter".


Zalmen Reyzen -- "Leksikon fun der yidisher literatur (Lexicon of Yiddish Literature)", Vol. I, pp. 900-2.


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 1, page 651.
 

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