Lives in the Yiddish
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
Born in 1889 in Warsaw, Poland, into a Chasidic family.
Until eighteen years of age
he learned in a yeshiva and as a 'yeshiva boy' debuted
as "Br nsh" in a short sketch in Sh. Y. Yatskan's "Idishe
vakhenblat (Yiddish Weekly Paper)", afterwards in other
Yiddish periodical issues.
Later he became a permanent
co-worker at "Moment", and since 1925 has moved over to
Y. has also issued humorous
publications and a Chasidic novel.
On 3 April 1921 Y. for A.
Samberg put on in the Warsaw Central Theatre Y. and M.
Kipnise's comedy "Mitn khkh fun dbuk" [a parody of
Anski's "The Dybbuk"].
Zalmen Reyzen -- "Leksikon
fun der yidisher literatur (Lexicon of Yiddish
Literature)", Vol. I, pp. 1215-16.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 2, page 910.
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