Born in Warsaw, Poland. His
father was a Gerer Chasid. As a student of twelve he
sang "alto" in the Prager choral school with Cantor
Alter Orlevsy. At the age of eighteen he became a
chorister in Warsaw's choral school on Tlomatske for
Cantor Sherman and later with Cantor Sirota. At the same
time he also participated in concerts and acted in
Yiddish with amateurs.
He immigrated to Argentina
where he entered into the Buenos Aires Yiddish "Teatro
Olympia" as a chorister and later, during the guest
roles of Morris Moshkovitsh, Bina Abramowitz and Kalman
Yuvelir, Berta and Karl Gutentag, he took to acting in
small and large roles, also having the opportunity to
participate in the productions with the guest-stars from
North America and Europe: Goldenburg, Kremer, Morevsky,
Sokolov, Wallerstein, Teitelbaum, Lobel, Maurice
Schwartz, Jacob Ben Ami et al.
In 1931, thanks to the
initiative of P., [who] succeeded in transforming the "Argentino"
into a Yiddish theatre under his and Leon Brest's
production. 1932 -- staged with the "Teatro Ombu", 1933
-- again took over the "Teatro Argentino" for a member
troupe that later united with a second troupe to act for
six weeks, together with Maurice Schwartz in the "Teatro
Colisseum". Since then, until 1942, he was a member in
the member troupe in the "Teatro Excelsior", where he
acted in father and character roles, and also he
participated in the commercial production of the troupe.
1943 -- under management of Rosenberg, was the business
director of the "Teatro Excelsior".