Lives in the Yiddish
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
(Avraham Yakov Khash-Abramov)
G. was born on 20 July 1902
in Grodno, Polish Lithuania.
He is the brother of the
actors Kadish and Khash.
He sang in the Grodno city
shul, and in 1915 went into his brothers' troupe as an
"orphan" in Richter's "Hertsele myukhs".
Learning again in a yeshiva, G. went into a dramatic
circle with which
he often performed.
In 1921 G. traveled to Kovno
and there entered into Lipovsky's troupe as a chorus
singer and also took on small roles. Later he crossed
over to his brothers and their troupe under the name of Abramov
and then also Grodner, and he co-created their tour
across Poland and Rumania. In 1928 he acted in Krakow's
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 1, page 507.
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