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
 

Yosef Zabolinski
 

Born in Slonim, Grodno Gubernia, Poland.

His father was a hat maker.

He immigrated to London and became a cantor there.

He was Zelig's brother.

As a youngster he was a choir boy in Slonim.

In London he was engaged by Silvershmidt and acted in Yiddish theatre.

Around 1899 he traveled by ship to San Francisco.


M. E. from Bernard Fishman and Ferdinand Staub.

 


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 1,  page 732.
 

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