Born on 2 November 1896 in
Warsaw, Poland. Father -- longtime merchant, owner of a
factory for rendering tallow. He
completed a school of commerce. Being the secretary of
the Warsaw "Linas Hazedek", the members from time to
time arranged amateur productions in which K. also used
to participate in. Receiving a review of his offering
with the group [for] Richter's play "Hertsele myukhs",
K. began to move around with the idea of becoming a
professional actor, until 1911. Without permission from
his parents, he went away to Paris, where he joined in
the troupe of M. D. Vaksman.
Since then K. has acted in
England, France, Germany, Belgium, Poland, Russia,
Austria, Hungry, Romania, Lithuania and later in the
land of Israel.
K. had for the Second World
War taken a prominent place in the Yiddish theatre in
Poland, where he also outside the local was connected
with Yiddish theatre as an organizer and leader of
troupes with better repertoire. He also participated in
the direction for "Kaminski" and "Skala" Theatres.
When the Second World War
broke out, K. dershlogt to Lemberg, that then had
been taken by the Soviet forces and joined the Yiddish
theatre there. Later he was avekoyrt tif from
there into the Soviet Union, and acted in Yiddish
theatre in the Soviet Kurgistan.