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HISTORIES OF THE YIDDISH PLAYWRIGHTS

From "high art" to "shund," their treasured works gave life to the representation of the Jewish experience throughout the world and of family life. I have provided links below to the English translation of many their biographies from Zylbercweig's opus, the "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre."
Abraham
Goldfaden
Sholem
Aleichem
Jacob
Gordin

 

 
Yosef
Latayner
I.L.
Peretz
Leon
Kobrin
 


 
H. Leivick David
Pinski
Sholem
Asch

 

Peretz
Hirshbein
Osip
Dymow
Sholom
Ansky

 

 

Z. Libin
 
Abraham S.
Shomer

 
I.J.
Singer

 
"Professor"
Hurwitz
Semyon
Yushkevitch
N.M.
 Shaykevitsh ("Shomer")

 



 
Sholem
Perlmutter
Fishl
Bimko
Yitskhok Dov
Berkowitz

 



 

 

Abraham
Blum
Isidore
Solotorefsky
William
Siegel

 


 
Harry
Kalmanowitz
Aaron
Nager
Isidore
Lash


 
Israel
Rosenberg
Mark
Arnshteyn
Shlomo
Steinberg

 


Meyer
Schwartz
Isidore
Lillian
Nakhum
Stutchkoff


Chone
Gottesfeld
Aaron
Zeitlin
Leo
Robbins

 
David
Bergelson
Samuel H.
Cohen
Harry
Sackler

 
Zise
Kornblith
Isidor
Friedman
Simon
Wolf





 


Anshel
Schorr

Moshe
Richter


Louis
Freiman

 

 



 

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