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Lexicon of the Yiddish
BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE WHO WERE ONCE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE;
IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
VOLUME 5: THE KDOYSHIM (MARTYRS) EDITION, 1967, Mexico City
Józef Sandel writes in his book "Jewish Artists Who
"In another field there
produced Zigmunt Bolk, the long-time set designer of the
Lemberg Grand Theatre and the costume producer of
this theatre. Soon he had collaborated in the field with
the theatre director of Yiddish theatre in
Lemberg David Herman. For the theatre Bolk created sets for the play "Orphans"
(?) for Freger, and
for "Father," by Pinski.
Zigmunt Bolk also had participated
from time to time in the Lemberg exhibitions. In the
final years of the Second World War, he collaborated
with his son Henrik Bolk, who had manifested a significant artistic talent."
B. was killed by the Nazis.
Józef Sandel -- "Umgekumene
yidishe kinstler," Warsaw, 1957, Vol. II, p. 183.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 5, page 4013.
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