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
 

Yefim Zlatagarov
(Chaim Goldenberg)
 

 

Z. was born on 14 March 1894 in Kishinev, Bessarabia.

His father was a manager in a mill.

In 1912 he completed the local school of commerce, working a year in a bank, serving in the army during the World War, and then returning in 1918 to become a merchant of lebensmitlen, afterwards a writer in the city management, and participating in Russian amateur productions.

In 1919 Z., due to a sickness of an actor, was taken into the M. Segalesko troupe, and he performed as "De Santos" in "Akosta".

After working for a certain time across the province, Z. performed with the troupe of Young, later in the Jignitza with Itsikl Goldenberg, then with Aschkenazy, Kaner, M. Segalesko, Itskovitsh, Picon and in member troupes.

In 1928 Z. acted with Goldenberg.


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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 1, page 793.
 

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