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Lexicon of the Yiddish
BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE WHO WERE ONCE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE;
IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
VOLUME 5: THE KDOYSHIM (MARTYRS) EDITION, 1967, Mexico City
B.'s profession was that of a printer-worker in Vilna.
According to David Rogow, he
was one of the oldest and most popular actors in Vilna and its
He had directed and was a
regisseur with Yiddish productions, performed by himself
and staged various things for amateur circles.
Sh. Katsherginski writes:
"Leader of the theatre circles of the Vilna youth.
Borisov had, not zhalevendik
time and effort, with a body and life, who made the cultivation
of the Yiddish theatre word. Not a Yiddish actor hadn't
his his first acting steps studying with Borisov."
He was killed around the
first week of the Occupation, together with his family.
Sh. E. from
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 5, page 4380.
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