G. was born in 1908 in
Warsaw, Poland. Initially he belonged to the "Junior
Bund," and afterward
to the "Bund" itself. As a young student he
took part in dramatic activities and
later joined a theatre troupe under the
direction of M. Perenson.
G. immigrated to Paris and in 1935
became a member of the "PIAT" theatre, where he
was considered to be one of the most talented players. He
performed in several important roles, and in Peretz's
"In poylish oyf der keyt," directed by David Licht.
played the main role of "The Sinner."
G. also used to perform as a
In 1941 he was interred at
the Drancy Camp, where he organized and participated in
dramatic productions under extraordinarily difficult
conditions. Throughout this involvement, he helped to
maintain his morale and confidence despite the killings,
the torture, even though he was swollen from starvation.
Later, with many others in the camp, he was transported
According to Tsirl
Shteyngart, after he was transferred and due to the pain
and suffering that he had endured, his spirit gave up
and he threw himself upon the electrical wires that
had encircled the camp.
M. E. from Tsirl Shteyngart and Sh.E. from Leib Lensky.