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 in 1883 in Chernigov Gubernia, Ukraine. He
was educated in poverty. He completed an external
gymnasium in Odessa, studied German philology, history
and philosophy in the Vienna university, where he
received his doctorate.
L. writes papers about
literary and cultural problems in Dr. Friedrich Adler's
monthly journal "Der kampf" and is interested
especially in Yiddish drama and the problems of the Yiddish
theatre. He published in the Vienna workers-lawyers "Freie
tribune" very many analyses of Yiddish dramas and
reviews about Yiddish theatre, then L. had published in
Vienna a journal "Jüdisches
teater", which of the third volume became the official
journal, that was published in Latin script; L. had in
Yiddish translated his articles under the pseudonym of Bimini about Yiddish theatre.
Z. Reyzen --
"Lexicon of Yiddish Literature", Vol. II, p. 189.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 2, page 1128.
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