Lives in the Yiddish
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
H. was born circa 1878 in
Krakow, Galicia, to a family of [khli-kodesh].
At the start of the
twentieth century he came to London and there acted with
professional actors in various clubs and halls,
exhibiting a tremendous love for the stage.
H. always was industrious,
prepared for the [intrigantn-] and character roles,
which he used to act and with a great seriousness to his
During a test H. began
manifesting signs of "craziness", and during Sukkot 1913[?] passed away in a mental asylum in London.
came to his eternal rest in the Manor Park Cemetery.
M. E. from
Esther Wallerstein, Z. Blecker and Becky Goldstein.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 1, page 581.
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