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 in April 1880 in
He was educated by one of
He was self-taught in music
and had endured exams in Warsaw's conservatory.
In 1899 he was a co-founder
of Lodz's "Hazmir", and from1906 until 1918 (with
breaks), conducted Lodz's "Harfe (Harp)" (society) where
he also [eynshtudirt] many of his own compositions to
songs of Yiddish poets, and he arranged many folk songs.
For five years Z. was a chorus singer and [repitatar] in
Lodz's German Thalia Theatre.
Since 1915 he was associated
as a conductor with the Yiddish theatre in Poland, for
which he wrote from time to time music for operettas and
Z. published "7 folk songs,
adapted for a mixed chorus, 2 original compositions for
men's quartets" [Lodz, 1928].
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 1, page 795.
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