D. was born in 1888 in Yekaterinoslav, Ukraine.
He participated later as an
actor in various troupes in Yekaterinoslav, Odessa and
afterwards in Romania.
In 1921 he went from the
Ukraine to Poland, and here together with actor Krantz
translated a dramatization of Andreyev's "Zibn gehangene"
(a tragedy in 6 scenes [or five scenes], translated and
staged, publisher Hirsh Matz, Vilna, 1924), [62 p.,
16°], and dramatized Victor Hugo's "Der gbur in keytn"
[Victor Hugo "Der gbur in keytn" "Les Miserables"] a
life-drama in six scenes, staged and adapted for the
Yiddish stage by H. Dashefsky, publisher Hirsh M"tz,
Vilna, 1925, [69 p., 16°], both staged with the
publisher, was performed by the troupes of the Central
Theatre in Warsaw (Director M. Lipman), "Vikt" and by
D. also staged Sholem
Aleichem's "Blondzshene shtern", and he also began other
dramatic works. From time to time D. also published in
Vilna periodical articles about Yiddish theatre.
Due to consumption, D.
rarely used to perform as an actor and had later also
had to work as a prompter.
On 18 September 1926 D.
passed away in the Vilna hospital "Mshmrs hkhulim", far
from his family.
A. Y. Gradzenski --
Ts. H. Dashevsky, "Ovnt-kurier", Vilna, 216, 1926.
Sara Reyzen -- Der
dashevsky-ovnt, "Vilner tog", 7 October 1926.