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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
He was born in Warsaw where
he acted in a dramatic circle. At the end of his
twenties he went to Paris. He worked by day, and during the
evening acted in a drama, afterwards joining "PIAT." He
acted there in character roles, e.g. in the play "In
polish oyf der keyt," by I.L. Peretz, "Der farkhishufte
shnayderl," "Mentshn-aristokratn" and "Luft-prnsut" by
Sholem Aleichem; "Boytre" by Moshe Kulbak, "Der toyber"
by David Bergelson, "The Poor Kingdom" by H. Leivick, and
"In shtreyk fun di shniter" by Ziskind Lev.
In 1942 when the Germans had
an "elimination" of the Jews of Paris, he with his wife
were taken into the ghetto, as also were their young
son, and together with more than 10,000 Jews were taken
to a death camp from where there was no return.
Sh. E. from Leib Lensky.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 5, page 4213.
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