Lives in the Yiddish
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
He was born cir 1857 in
Krakow, western Galicia, where he was a teacher of
At a certain time he was a
censor for Yiddish in the Krakow district and nearby
villages, when a Yiddish concert or theatre came to
From 1919-23 he was the
director of the Yiddish theatre in Krakow, under the
artistic direction of Leopold Yungvirt.
Y. was especially popular
with his models that he had presented in still-miniature on the stage of the
Around 1932 Y. passed away
Y.'s daughter was married to
actor Adolf Meltzer.
Sh. E. from
F. V. -- Adolf
Meltzer z"l, "Der mornen", Lemberg, 8 August 1929.
Z. Shukhs -- Geshtorbn
der boyer fun bit hmkdsh in Krake, "Forward", N. Y., 12
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 2, page 925.
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