Lives in the Yiddish
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
Jacob Jacobson (I)
He was connected to the
Yiddish theatre at the end of the eighties in London,
and later in America as a worker and translator of
Some his plays that were
performed were: "Rukhl and Leah", "Di betlerin (The
Beggars)", "Mashala solat" and "Di neger-shklafn".
Also performed were the
plays "Di frantsoyzishe revolutsyon (The French
Revolution)" or "Di tsushterung fun der bastilye", and "Eybike
libe" (performed in 1912) by Dr. Jacobson to hear him[?}
M. E. from Max
B. Gorin --
of the Yiddish Theatre",
Vol. II, p.
Jacob P. Adler -- "Meyn
Leben, "Di beyne varheyt", N. Y., 29 April 1925.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 1, page 551.
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