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
 

Moshe (Moaysey) Yofe


Y. was an actor and assistant regisseur for the Vilna Troupe at its founding.

According to Noach Nachbush, he didn't act on the stage, but probably in the beginning of the Vilna Troupe was connected as an administrator.

Y. did much for refugees during the time of the First World War, and he was awarded a medal.

He -- according to Sh. Katsherginski -- was an excellent recitator, [v'g-bilietior].

He perished at the Front in 1941 together with his nephew Yosef Sosnovik (a student of fourteen years), whose mother, Fanye, perished at the Front some weeks later.


M. E. from Noach Nachbush.

Sh. Katsherginski -- "The Destruction of Vilna", New York, 1947, pp. 231-232.


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 5, page 4388.
 

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