Lives in the Yiddish
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
V. was born in Odessa,
He began his stage career in
Shomer's troupe in southern Russia, and after [farvar:
truly] in the Yiddish theatre in Russia he went in 1883
to London where he acted for a short time and traveled
from there with Zilberman's troupe (Zilberman and his
wife, Chaimovitsh and wife, Karp, Barodkin and his wife
and Lateiner) to America, where he acted for a certain
time in comedic roles.
M. E. from
Mishe Nakhamkus, Boris Thomashefsky and Mr. Sarasan..
B. Gorin -- "Di Geshikhte
fun idishn teater (History of the Yiddish Theatre)",
Vol. I, pp. 234, 242; Vol. II, p. 30.
David Kessler -- Mir shpilen in neshonel teater, "Der
tog", N. Y., 11 Mar 1917.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 1, page 645.
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