Lives in the Yiddish
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
Z. was born on 4 July 1859
in Bialystok, Poland, to an aristocratic merchant
family. He studied in a cheder and became involved, at
an young age, with the Jewish Enlightenment Movement (Haskalah). Starting
in 1879, he wrote newly published correspondences,
editorials and feature articles in the Hebrew language
newspapers “HaTzipora”, “HaMalitz” and later in the
In his “Pages from a
Journal” Zabludovski published a four-act comedy
“Unjustified Good Fortune” (Dos umgerichte glik),
his one-act play “A Better Livelihood (A shenere
parnosseh)", Bialystok 1918; “Embittered Hearts (Farbitterte
herzer)", Warsaw 1923; “Expropriation (Ekspropriatzya)"
Warsaw 1923, and his play “Sons-in-law/Doctors ("Eydems
doktoyrim)", a comedy in three acts, Bialystok 1924. These were presented by the dramatic department of the
Bialystok Union’s “Yiddish Art” (“Yidish kunst”).
- Zalmen Reyzen -- "Leksikon
fun der yidisher literatur (Lexicon of Yiddish
Literature)", Vol. I, pp. 1017-1018.
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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