Lives in the Yiddish
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
M. was born circa 1877 in
Pietrkow, Poland. M. had -- according to Nakhum Lipovski
-- begun his stage career in the Polish theatre, from
there he crossed over to the Yiddish stage in Warsaw and
then he acted in Kurland, with Kompaneyets. Due to
material conditions he entered into a Russian choir,
where he was the choirmaster and [eynshtudirt] the
dance. Later he returned to the Yiddish stage and acted
in the "United Troupe", with Rappel-Eppelberg and with
M. was a "fat comic" and was
very popular as a singer and dancer.
On 25 September 1909 he
passed away from tuberculosis in Warsaw.
M. E. from
Nakhum Lipovski, H. Feynshteyn, Hirsh Flaum and A. G.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 2, page 1291.
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