Lives in the Yiddish
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
According to B. Gorin, it was that when Avraham
Goldfaden came to Romania (in 1879) to play in Odessa,
there there was a certain cook with the name of Krug. He
was known in Peterburg as a city guide, and he was mixed
[up] with "Natshalstvo." He prompted himself to find out
that Yiddish theatre would be allowed to be performed
not only in Odessa, but in the entirety of Russia, and
therefore he had required that Goldfaden should make him
a partner in the theatre. Goldfaden thereof entered, and
they both traveled out of Petersburg.
When Goldfaden later
returned and took the "Marinskiy" Theatre, he didn't
have any desire to make a partnership with Krug, did not
look at his complaint, he had therefore put together a
troupe for the province under the direction of his
brother Naftali, together with Krug, and he had sent a
play over to South Africa."
B. Gorin -- "History
of Yiddish Theatre," New York, 1929, Vol. 1, pp.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 6, page 5028.
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