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
 

Yankele mit der harmonye
(Hirshenbeyn)


Y. was born in Baku, Rumania, into a rich family.

For several years he worked as a bookkeeper in Pepper's lumber factory.

He knew a little how to perform harmony and as a amateur musician he was allowed to the folksinger and with him, especially with Jacob Yona Tsimbler [Dimant], he traveled across Rumania.

In 1906 he immigrated to America, and he acted in Pittsburgh in Kretshmes.

In 1910 Y. passed away in Pittsburgh.


M. E. from Yosele Moshkovitsh.


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 1, page 230.
 

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