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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
R. was born in 19... in
R. toured with itinerant,
half-operetta, half-melodramatic troupes. Later he acted
with Sidy Thal under Sternberg's direction. He also
participated in the Kishinev State Yiddish Theatre.
As Julian Schwartz said, he
was an actor with khn and humor. He died of typhus in
the Ukraine. As Khaykele Ash said, he died in 1943 in mitlazye.
R. was the husband of the
actress Luba Meyden (who died in 1963 in Israel), who had
after his death married actor Avraham Goldiner in
Sh. E. from
Julian Schwartz and Khaykele Ash.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 5, page 4280.
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