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 Zilburg

Born in 1884 in Molodetshno, Vilna Gubernia, Polish Lithuania, into a well-to-do family.

He learned in a cheder and in a yeshiva.

Afterwards he took to general education and lived in Minsk as a Hebrew teacher.

Around 1906 Z. settled in Vilna and debuted with stories in "Hzmn".

Afterwards he began to write in Yiddish and became a professional writer.

In 1925 Z. issued in Vilna a weekly page for the theatre and cinema, and it was known as "Di bima" [published in sixteen issues].

  • Zalmen Reyzen -- "Leksikon fun der yidisher literatur (Lexicon of Yiddish Literature)", Vol. I, pp. 1069-71.


 

 

 

 


 

Home       |       Site Map       |      Exhibitions      |      About the Museum       |       Education      |      Contact Us       |       Links


Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 1, page 775.
 

Copyright Museum of Family History.  All rights reserved.