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 28 June 1899
in Ponieviezh, Lithuania.
His father was a tailor.
He completed a real school
and studied at the Moscow Barg Academy. From his early
youth he was interested in Yiddish theatre. In 1921 he
entered into the studio of Moscow's State Jewish Theatre and debuted there on 24 September 1921.
When the studio became
transformed into the Moscow State Jewish Theatre, Z.
went over automatically with the other personnel to the
theatre and also participated on tour with the troupe
when they traveled across Western Europe.
Z. is a member of the
management and is the secretary of the troupe.
M. Litvakov -- "Finf
yor mlukhisher yidisher kamer-teater", Moscow, 1924.
Aleksander Granakh -- Granovsky, Mikhoels and Zuskin, A
yishr khh eykh! --
bleter", 20, 1928.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 1, page 766.
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