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
 

B. Yuzhon
(Moshe Yosman)


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 "Heynt".

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.


 

 

 

 


 

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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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