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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
Born in 1897 in Warsaw,
His father was a
haberdashery leather manufacturer, who had love for the
Yiddish theatre, and G. was accustomed to being taken
there with him often. This developed in him a strong
desire for the stage.
G. had increased this
studies, had acted and was introduced to other Yiddish
actors and left with them to wander across the
"medina", and because of this he acted in Yiddish theatre
across the various cities and towns of fargresertn
Second World War, he was captured and placed in a ghetto by the
Nazis, and was killed there.
Sh. E. from Meir Melman.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 5, page 4125.
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