Lives in the Yiddish
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
G. was born on 28 June 1905
in Minsk, White Russia.
His father was a Hebrew
teacher. His mother was a music teacher.
He completed a five-class
gymnasium for theatre arts in Moscow.
As a student of thirteen, G.
participated in the school and club productions in
Russia and White Russia.
In 1922 he performed in the
Yiddish studio of White Russia. In 1926 he came with the
studio to Minsk, and was an actor and regisseur with "Vim"t".
G. composed several plays,
of which the play "Tsvishn durut" was staged by "Vim"t".
He also wrote "Di geshikhte
fun VIM"T (The History of Vim"t)", for [vorbukh] "Yiddish
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 1, page 260.
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