Lives in the Yiddish
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
He was born on 28 February
1901 in Kagul, Bessarabia.
His father was a trade
He learned in a cheder, and
at the same time went to a Russian primary school; afterwards he became an extern.
At the age of sixteen he
began to act in a dramatic circle.
In 1925 B. went to Bucharest
and became an understudy in the Vilna Troupe. Later he
came into small roles.
During the production of "Shabse
Tsvi" B. was already engaged as a member of the troupe,
and he acted until July 1927 when the "Vilner" traveled
B. then became engaged by Itsikl Goldenberg and acted until July 1928 with Baratov,
and then with Nellie Casman.
B. translated for Baratov
the Romanian play "Hallelujah" by Marco Friaga[?], and
"Charlatan" by Emerik Feldzh.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 1, page 210.
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