Lives in the Yiddish
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
E. was born on 22 October 1891 in Lubin, Warsaw region,
Poland, into a Chasidic family with a fashion business.
Until age fourteen he
learned with rabbis and took secular studies with a private
teacher. Then he was in Warsaw as an actor and teacher
In 1913 he went away to
foreign countries and learned in Berlin and in Paris. In
1915 he immigrated to America.
Debuting in the Warsaw "Di
idishe vokh," E. later published stories in various New
York Yiddish and Hebrew journals. For four years he
collaborated in "Di varhayt," and since 1919 in
the editing of "Yidishes tageblat." A foreign novel,
stories, translations (several published in special
issues), feuilletons and articles. There E. also had
written theatre reviews under his name and under the
pseudonym of Sh. Rubinzon and David Warshavsky.
In "Lukh akhyerb" (New York,
1918), E. published under the pseudonym Sh. Rubinzon a
large article, "Htyatrun hihudi bamrykh." (sp)
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 2, page 1598.
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