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 in 19 October 1891 in Vekshnya, Kovno
His father was a
In 1894 his family settled
in Vilna where G. learned until age thirteen in a
cheder, then he spent several years in a pro-gymnasium.
At age seventeen he debuted with a song in the Vilna
"Yiddish newspaper", and from then on he often
participated with literary works in various periodic
editions, also publishing several original songs and novels
and translations "Evgeny" from Pushkin., that served as
the libretto for the operatic production on 12 December
1922 in Vilna.
G. now is the editor of the
Vilna "Evening Courier (Avnt kurier)", where he
publishes from time to time articles and reviews about
the Yiddish theatre.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 1, page 506.
You can read
Aaron Itzhak's amended biography in the Lexicon's Vol. 5, its
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