Lives in the Yiddish
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
L. was born on 28 January
1895 in Poland. He completed a four-class folkshul. Out
of love for the stage, he entered into Gimpel's troupe in
Lemberg, where he debuted on 20 March 1913. Afterwards
he acted in Czernowitz with Akselrad, later in Vienna
and then in various member troupes in Poland.
L. most of the time was
employed in the various theatres as a stage director.
During the Second World War
he entered into the Polish army and the struggle against
the Nazis. After the war he returned to Poland with the
army in Nidershlezien, and afterwards he showed up to
act with the first Yiddish troupes, which had formed in the
new Poland. He became sick in Wroclaw (Breslau)
and after lying for a long time in the hospital he
passed away in 1946 of cancer and was brought to his
grave site in Wroclaw.
M. E. from
Sheftel Zak and Israel Segal.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 6, page 5760.
You can also read Abraham's initial Lexicon biography, in Vol. 2, by clicking
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