A. soon showed fine
qualities in character roles, and later as a
Coming to Bucharest, he
became acquainted with Aneta Brener, and he married her.
From that they had two children, got divorced, and A.
married Rukhl Margules.
Now he is himself a
director, and receiving a concession from the Austrian
government for Yiddish theatre, he did very good
business. Thanks to his sound productions, he acquired a
good name by the public, and by the powers-that-be, and
with the help of deputy Dr. Benistroyka (sp), he even
received from the Czernowitz city government a yearlong
subsidy for his theatre.
A. had year long performed a
great role in the Yiddish theatre world, because
Bukovina was one of the first countries for the Yiddish
stage, and thanks to his dedicated work it is a place
for many years where itinerant Yiddish actors may use as
a place of refuge.
Already in his middle age,
A. suffered from rheumatism in his legs/feet, which had
almost made him lame, but he again continued to act in
Over the last years,
however, his illness had gotten worse, and he had to
give up the stage, but he still lead the direction, and
he used to only during his testimonial evenings, being
regarded as one of the interesting comics of the old
Yiddish acting types.
Spending his last days
already in bed, he passed away on 11 November 1925 in
As bey der gsish iz
keyner, aside from the actor Sholom Breen, wasn't,
the patient was very [broadened=farbiteret], and
his eyes dormant, with the words: "The play was acted,
the curtain came down, and there is no audience, what
should we applaud."(?)
Sh. E. from
his daughter and ChaimTauber.
M. E. from
Yitzhak Libresko, Tabatshnikov, Itsikl Goldenberg, Ch.
Nathanson, Jacob Mestel and Mark Schweid.