America and again traveled
back to England, where L. performed for nine years,
together with Charles Cohan, in English vaudeville.
Returning from England, L.
performed again in various Yiddish vaudeville houses in
new York and specialized at last as a conférencier in
various theatre and concert productions.
L. is the author of many
theatrical songs, which were sung by him, and by other
actors in various plays, especially popular were his
songs "In hoys vu men veynt un men lekht", "Ax ma
shneydt meyn fleysh zol keyn blut loyfn" [taken into
Gordin's "Der vilder mensh"], "Di ende fun bestn
aktyor" and "Di oysgeshplite akterise".
Many of L.'s songs were sung
for Columbia Records.
L. is especially popular
with his jokes, mainly about theatre life. A part
of the jokes he had in 1924 published in New York in a
small book under the name of "Sam Lowenwirth's Original
Jokes about Yiddish Theatre". [42 pp., 32°].
In 1932 L. participated in
the motion picture "Zayn vaybs lyubovnik" by
Sheyne-Rukhl Simkoff (with Satz).
L.'s wife is the Yiddish
actress Eva Katz, sister of the actress Mary Wilensky.
Db'Sh. -- Di
hayntselmankhen, "Di tsukunft", London, 50, 1886.