The Remarkable Zalmen Zylbercweig
and his Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre


The Early Years
from Zylbercweig's "Album of the Yiddish Theatre


Four Generations of Zylbercweigs:

Jacob Zylbercweig (in center), his son Hersh (extreme left), Hersh's son Zalmen (extreme right), and Zalmen's son Absalom (the child). This photograph was taken in 1920 in Lodz, Poland.
Photo, right: H. Leivick and Zalmen Zylbercweig in Spivak's sanatorium, Denver, 1932.

Photo, left: Zalmen Zylbercweig and his [first -- ed.] wife Miriam Shapiro, as bride and groom (Lodz 1917).

Zalmen Zylbercweig speaks on the radio in Montevideo (Uruguay). In the photograph: Nechamya Tsuker, the chairman of the Yiddish Actors Union in Argentina and Uruguay, Avraham Schwartz, editor of the "Folksblat", Pedro Sprinberg and his wife, director of the Yiddish radio in Montevideo (1936).




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