In 1924 L. traveled to
Vienna, where he began studying in an engineering school
and included himself at the same time in the Reinhardt
dramatic school, at the Jozefstadt Theatre, where he
learned for scarcely a year.
In 1925 he arrived in the
Land of Israel, where he entered into the "Hebrew
Theatre" (together with Dr. Jacob Hurwitz, Nachman Zibel,
Haumi, Karmelit, and Rafael Klatzkin, and participated
in Hebrew in Sholem Aleichem's "200,000," "Di zind fun
vinitshenko," "Di shikhith" by Jacob Gordin, and "Viera
Mirtsova," then he traveled about, then with the
Cultural Committee across the Land of Israel's
communities, with recitations and declamations in
Yiddish and Hebrew, later the same year Poland and
In 1928 L. Joined the young
theatre "Der kval" (in Yiddish, in small arts numbers),
and he also staged "200,000" (under the direction of
Joel Lusternik [Shpigel]). In 1930 L. immigrated to
Canada, where he opened a Yiddish dramatic school, and
put on with the students Leivick's "The Gold Diggers,"
and on 5 May 1931 in Ottawa, "Dos groise gevins (The Big
Winner). At the same time he performed with recitations
and declamations at various Yiddish events.
He then returned to his
profession -- engineering, made several inventions that
changed his entire economic status, and in 1935 he was
hired as a chief engineer in a large architectural
business in Detroit and Windsor, but went back in his
free time, to participate in Yiddish activities, and
also was proclaimed by the "Yiddish Cultural Society" to
participate in March 1934 for the fifty-year jubilee for
Sholem Aleichem at New York City College.
In 1935 L. settled in Los
Angeles, where he gave himself to his profession, but
from time to time he performed on the Yiddish radio and
during various Yiddish events, with recitations and
declamations of Yiddish literature, especially with the
works of I. L. Peretz, Sholem Aleichem and Sh. Frug.
L. also published several
songs and an article in the journal "Yiddish" (Vienna,
August-September 1928), honoring the Moscow State
Theatre and their connection to the guest-appearance in
Joseph Mourer --
Idish kultur-lebn in borislav, "Pinkas galitsye,"
Buenos Aires, 1945, pp. 323-327.