Lives in the Yiddish
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
According to Misha Boodkin, he was the actor Moshe
Finkel's brother. F. was a Broder singer, which used to
sing in the wine cellars. He had a Christian wife, who
converted and used to bless the candles. They used to
call him for weddings and brisses, and although he did
not go on the straight path, the rabbi Granovsky used to
be his guest. K. joined the theatre as an actor, early
on manager of the theatrical laboratory.
In this theatre K.
participated in the first production as "Lamternishiser"
in Sholem Aleichem's "Agentn (Agents)." Later as "comic"
in "Kolduyna." "Kalton" in "200,000," "director" in "Dos
tentn gebot (The Tenth Commandment)," and "The rabbi" in
"Di dray pintelekh." In 1928 K. crossed over in the
Kharkov Yiddish State Theate as an actor and social,
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 7, page 6356.
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