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 Zablotsky
 

 

Z. was born in 1875 in Slonim, Grodno Gubernia, Poland, as an only child of rich parents.

Until age seventeen he learned Talmud and other courses, especially later in a commercial school.

From time to time he published various articles in Hebrew journals while known as Ben-Emrm, Ben-Tsvi, M. Hirshenzon et al.

Since 1904 he has published feuilletons and humoresques in the Yiddish press, the most under the name M. Iktselbuz (sp).

Z. worked in the following one-acters:

"A guter retsept"; "Freulein Margareta"; "Dos khanukah-lempl" (a children's play); "Tsukrigt" (scene-monologue in one scene, published in R. Mazin's "Frelikhes tashenbukh", London, 1903); "Der yubiler onshikh"; "Arkhitektor pampzhkin"; "Di shpanke izshuldik"; "Der man oyf der probe".

All the one-acters were performed by many amateur groups.

Z. also faveydisht the dramas:

"Gitele rb sheht" (after "Yalmar bergstrem"); "Eynzame" (after Gerhard Hauptmann's "Eynzame mentshn"); "Der foter, oder, Der vort fun tsveyfl" (after A. Strindberg); the translated "Fir zayere" from G. Zapolska; "Doctor Kerry" from Henri Dzhuns; "Ri Ere" from Zuderman, that was until now not performed.


Sh. E.

  • Zalmen Reyzen -- "Leksikon fun der yidisher literatur (Lexicon of Yiddish Literature)", Vol. I, pp. 1016-7.


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 1, page 733.
 

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