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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
S. was born in 1912 in the
village Lipnike, Zhitomir region, Ukraine.
He was educated in Kiev in a
boarding school. He developed as a talented painter.
He produced for the Kiev
Jewish Worker's Theatre and Cinema. He co-worked in
Moscow in the agricultural exhibition as a folk artist.
In 1940 he came to the Kiev
In 1941 he went away
voluntarily with the Soviet Army, and in 1942 fell to
the "wings of death" in the struggle against the Nazi
S.'s brother, Manuel, was a
painter, and his sister a Yiddish actress.
Sh. E. from
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 5, page 4536.
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