Lives in the Yiddish
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
Born on 10 August 1878 in
Brody, Galicia, Z., until fourteen years of age, learned
in a cheder, while at the same time attending a primary
Afterwards he became a house
At age fifteen he left home
and wandered about Europe, until he came to America in
In 1906 he began his
Z. wrote "Di hant fun
shikzal", a drama about Jewish life in Canada (that he
staged at the Philadelphia Arch Street Theatre)
Z. is an editorial member of
the Philadelphia "Di idishe velt (The Yiddish World)",
where he also wrote theatre reviews and about theatre
Zalmen Reyzen -- "Lexicon of Yiddish
Literature", Vol. I, pp. 1061-2.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 1, page 765.
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