Lives in the Yiddish
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
Born in 1994 in Vilna,
Polish Lithuania. He is the brother of Alexander Asro.
He received a middle-school education. A. owned a
beautiful alto voice, which caught the attention of
At the age of nineteen he
performed on a scholarships and Treskin's Vilna music
school, and he became a student of professor and opera
After finishing the school
A. performed various operatic arias, afterwards singing
in the Polish operetta, of which he went over to the
Vilna Yiddish Operetta Theatre (lead by Shiftzetser),
then A. performed as 'David" in the Warsaw production of
Broderzon and Kahn's opera "David and Batsheba", and he
was once again connected with the Yiddish operatic
theatre in Poland, participating most of the time in
Sh. E. from Alexander Asro.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 1, page 97.
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