The Remarkable Zalmen Zylbercweig
and his Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre

 

The Lexicon Bulletins
Published under the auspices of the Yiddish Actors Union in America

Beginning in June 1929, Zylbercweig issued a bulletin on a periodic basis (perhaps three times that year, though it is unknown for what period of time in all the bulletin was published), which was sent out to actors et al with announcements regarding the publication of the "Lexicon", the gathering of biographies and other materials for the" Lexicon", who has subscribed to the "Lexicon", and who has not, etc.

Here is some of what was included in three of the  newsletters (1929-30), translated from Yiddish to English:

Bulletin no. 1, 1 June 1929
31 East 7th Street, New York

Bulletin:

During the last meeting of the Editorial Committee it was decided to issue periodic bulletins until the publication of the "Lexicon". The bulletin will be sent out to all the actors and to all the subscribers.

Editorial Collegium and Publishing Committee:

Both entities that are occupying themselves with issuing the "Lexicon" are [farshtarkt], and [bashmeyen] this day of: Yitzkhok Lesh and Yakov Mestel, Zalmen Zylbercweig -- Editor.

 



Zalmen Zylbercweig
Editor
cir 1929

Publishing Committee:

In America: -- Max Gabel (Chairman), Jacob Kalich (Treasurer), Charles V. Groll (Secretary) and the honorable Reuben Guskin, Jean Greenfeld, Samuel Goldenburg, Ludwig Satz, Julius Nathanson, Abe Sincoff, Joseph Rumshinsky and Maurice Schwartz.

In Poland: David Lederman, Yitkhok Nozyk and Zishe Katz.

In Rumania: Eyzik Ashkenazy, Itsikl Goldenberg and Maurice Zigler.

In England: Barukh Veynberg and Yitzkhok Perkof.

In Argentina: Yakov Botoshansky, Yitzkhok Brest and Y. M. Warshawsky.


Activities:

The chairman of the Publishing Committee, Max Gabel, and his wife Jennie Goldstein, as well as their entire troupe readied themselves to give without reason a production for the "Lexicon" in Newark. That is the first of an entire series of productions, which will be arranged for the "Lexicon".

The member of the Publication Committee, Julius Nathanson, who traveled with his wife to guest-star in Argentina, was there with the assistance of the Argentina committee.....
 

Prospectus:

A second prospectus is prepared in which there is a foreword by Reuben Guskin as a representative of the Actors Union, an article by Yakov Mestel as a representative of the Editorial Collegium, and an article by Editor Zalmen Zylbercweig, with a complete report about the status of the "Lexicon", and a new list of subscribers....


Biographies
:

The "Lexicon" already holds in the sentences. The first letters have already been exposed, but it is still technically possible to enter some [new] biographies. These must, however, be sent in immediately .


New Subscribers:

Since the publication of the first prospectus, there has been in America subscribers of the "Lexicon" who have paid up:
Of 500 dollars, the radio label  "VIM"; 
of 50 dollars, Drs. Dailey and Bernard Zemel;
of 27 dollars, Mr. Edel from Chicago;
of 25 dollars, Celia Adler, Benjamin Blank and Betty Frank, Y. Y. Goldstein, Samuel Goldstein, Gelhirsh (owner of the Union Square Hotel), Clara Young, Boaz Yungvits, Lehnfeld, Adam Meska, Misha Fishzon and Viera Zaslavsky, Louis Freiman, Zigmunt Schwartz;
of 20 dollars, given by Sana Shapiro, Fanny Schwartz-Grinberg;
of 15 dollars, given by Louis and Minnie Birnbaum, Karl Zilberman, Tania Poland;
of 10 dollars, Boris Auerbach, Leon Bakshitsky, Izidor Buzet, Helen Bida, Yetta Black, Avraham Blum, Henry Blum, Y. Blifeld, Michael Goldberg, Sam Gershtenzang, Irving Grossman, Samuel B. Grossman, Fanny Grossman, Yudel Dubinsky, Yosef Drabkin, Ab. Tarnover, Annie Cherniak, Harry Lubin, Izidor Lilian, Leah Naomi, Sheina Ruchel Simkof, Tsvi Scooler, Ab. Elstein, Paley, "Paradise", William Parker, Herman Fidler, Feingold, Dinah Feinman, M. H. Finkel, Chazan Fintshik, Avraham Fishkind, Fleyer, Moshe Feder, Y. Pertshik, F. Frumharts, Yitzhak Fridman, N. Fridman, Chaim Prizant, Leib and Chana Kadison, Harry Kalmanowitz, Max Rosenblat, M. Rosental, Clara Rafala, Yakov Rubin, [derveyl kantas];
of 5 dollars, Luther Adler, Aleksander Azro, Elimelekh Baum (brisl), Morris Bilvasky, Helen Bley, Yakov Bergreen (2nd rate), Sidney Hart, Zigmunt Veyntroyb (2nd rate), Reuben Wendorf, Moshe Tehman, M. Teplitsky, Pinchas Levanda, Morris Novikov, Noakh Nakhbush, Y. Patel, S. Fenster, A. Permut, A. Kohn, Leon Kolker, Yakov Katzman, Rachel Rozenfeld, Fred. Shafran, Z. Shenkman;
of 3 dollars, Liza Tuchman;
of 2 dollars, Nestor and Weisenfreund.

Who has not yet subscribed?
The following Yiddish actors, members of the Yiddish Actors Union have not subscribed to the "Lexicon". They are herewith invited immediately to fulfill their duty to subscribe:

Yitzkhok Aberman, Adolf Abrams, Louis Aronovitsh, Sam Auerbach, M. Oberlander, Frances Adler, Stella Adler, Minnie Axelrad, Paulina Opferman, Golde Eyzman, Yakov Birnberg, Yehuda Bleich, Sam Blum, L. Gilrod, Y. Goldberg, S. Goldberg, Sam, Bessie Budnik, Louis Gilrod, Yakov Goldberg, Sam Goldberg, Gustav Goldstein, Samuel Greenberg, Esther Glikman, Ida Goldstein, Ida Graper, Sonia Gursky, Henrietta Jacobson, Hymie Jacobson, Ida Dworkin, Abe Hart, Sam Heiligman, Izak Hershkovitsh, Yakov Hochstein, Meir Honigman, M. D. Vaksman, Yozef Veys, Louis Veys, Morris Veysman, Ella Wallerstein, Jennie Valier, Liza Varon, Florence Weiss, Mary Wilensky, Morris Zeidman, Frida Zibel, Elihu Tenenholtz, Harry Thomashefsky, Samuel Tobias, Morris Tuchband, Anna Thomashefsky, Fannie Thomashevsky, Aleks Lipshits, Adolf Liansky, Fannie Liptzin, David Medov, Julius Michaelson, Harry Miller, Sam Morgenbesser, Anna Manne, Leah Meltzer, Bessie Mogulesko, Mamie Morgenbesser, Bela Nadolsky, M. B. Samuilov, Leonid Sniegov, St. Clair, Mae Simon, William Epstein, William Erber, Charles Fidelman, Feliks Fogelnest, Simon Paskal, Ester Field, Janet Paskewitz, Regina Prager, Regina Tsukerberg, Harry Cohen, Aleks Kohn, Jacob Cohen, L. Kupershmidt, Mollie Kohn, Ida Kohn, Abe Karp, Harry Koyfman, Izidor Klein, Morris Krohner, Sadie Klein, Ida Kremer, Elias Rosenstein, A. Rozental, Gershon Rubin, Tillie Rabinowitz, Feiga Reinhard, Anna Rotman, Gustav Schacht, Chaim Shneyer, Ben Shoenfeld, Mark Schweid, Jack Shargel, Yozef Shoengold, Golde Shapiro, Anna Shoengold.

[Note list is incomplete due to a missing section of the bulletin].


The Raffle:

Mr. H. W. Perlman, owner of a piano store, New York, 347 Grand Street, on the initiative of Joseph Rumshinsky, with the support of Ludwig Satz, Yakov Kalich, Molly Picon and Celia Adler, has presented to the committee a piano with a value of five hundred dollars, which may be raffled. The committee has therefore proclaimed a "folks fund", and [will sell] at random raffle slips for twenty five cents. In connection with [this], some from the Yiddish theatre stage in New York spoke about the importance of the "Lexicon" and called out to the theatre world to buy the raffles, which are being sold by the actors, the chorus singers and the ushers. So on Second Avenue Yakov Kalich is speaking, and then the chorus under the direction of Sam Kestin will sell the raffles. Jacob Jacobs has spoken in the National Theatre, and the chorus under the direction of Bark Badin and the actor Pinchas Lavenda, Sara Filler, Yetta Zwerling and Golde Eyzman have sold the raffles. In the Rolland Theatre Menasha Skulnik and the friendly ushers have sold the raffles, in the Public Theatre Abe Sincoff spoke and the friendly ushers sold the raffles. In the Hopkinson Sam Gertler spoke, and the actors Betty Frank, Yakov Frank, Bela Laurence, Annie Zigenloyb, Moshe Dorf and Solomon Kustin alone sold the raffles. In the Province the raffle sales were not organized. The raffle arrived at the beginning of the coming season.


Russia:

From the Yiddish State Theatre of White Russia came an official notice, that they will send the biographies of their 32 members. Part of the biographies have already arrived. There has also begun to arrive biographies of the older Yiddish actors, who can be found in Soviet Russia.


Materials for the "Lexicon":

The secretary of the Yiddish sector in Weiskult in Minsk, Leon Dushman, has sent in important material for the "Lexicon". In the last days their arrived biographies of Yiddish actors from Argentina, England and Poland.

Mrs. Miriam Zylbercweig has sent in important material for the "Lexicon", copied from the university library in Jerusalem.
 

Museum editor's note: Much of the remainder of this newsletter is missing, so rather than include fragments of sentences, the remainder of this newsletter has been omitted from this presentation.

Bulletin no. 2 is unavailable.
Bulletin no. 3, October 1929
31 East 7th Street, New York
 

From the Editor:

Due to the summer vacation, the appearance of no. 3 was held up. Also the editor's work was suffered very much, because members of the editorship have spent their summer in Europe or in American summer apartments; then it became five meetings became held up, and 206 biographies became confirmed. Together with the earlier ones -- 712.

The editor had already begun to make the preparations for publishing. The actors, whose names began with the letters "alef" to "yud", still have not until now not sent in their biographies, [but they] can still do it. They shall now be entered into the insertion department.

The actor Zalmen Zylbercweig had finished sending the biographies and photographs of all the members of the Yiddish State Theatre in Moscow.


The Great "Lexicon" Frimorgn in Argentina:

According to the initiative of the Argentinean committee: Yakov Botoshansky, L. Brest and Y. M. Warshawsky, with the warm support of Julius Nathanson and friend Moshe Floymboym, on 4 August there has been arranged in Buenos Aires at the Excelsior Theatre a "artistic frimorgn", the entire income of which is going to benefit the "Lexicon".

In the "frimorgn", the performers from all three Yiddish troupes in Buenos Aires participated: Tsili Teks, Natan Klinger, Marsela Veys, S. Silberberg, Perlman, N. Glazunov, Mrs. Handfus, Nechamya Tsuker, Frida Niemova, Y. Lachman, Blum, Rafalovitsh, Straitman, Mrs. Berditshevski, K. Fridman, S. Silvia, Rozental, Zina Rapel, Berditshevski, K. Gutentag, Golubtshik, Y. M. Warshawsky, A.(Ana) Rapel, Morris Lerer, Plavina, Palepade, Mrs. Hochberg, Gutharts and Kaplan, as well as the guest-starring Julius and Anna Nathanson, Nellie Kesman, Berta Gutentag, Yitzkhok  Deytsh and Sh. Iris. The playwright Yakov Botoshansky and Sh. Rzahanski have spoken about the "Lexicon". The director of the musical program are: M. Hochberg, Yakov Ficher and Y. Shkliar. The prompters were: Moshe Goldstein, Liberson and Epstein.

The "frimorgn" had a great artistic success and had brought in 345 dollars to benefit the "Lexicon".

That money, together with a specific sum from 25 subscriptions already has come to the treasurer of New York's committee, Yakov Kalich.


The Raffle Action is Envisaged:

The many questions are thereby explained, that the raffle of the five hundred dollar piano, which the firm of H. W. Perlman had presented to the Publishing Committee, will come at the beginning of the season in one of the theatres on the avenue.

The raffles further will continue to be sold by Samuel Goldenburg, Clara Young, and Avraham Littman, director of the Yiddish theatre in Detroit.

The 5001-6000 raffles, which were sent to Chicago, and there were forwarded, are thereby declared to be valid.


New Subscriptions for the "Lexicon":

Since July success has come to the following subscribers:

Of 50 dollars -- W. Lando, director of the Yiddish theatre in Pittsburgh;
of 25 dollars -- G. Kaplanski (bookstore in Buenos Aires);
of 10 dollars -- Bessie Budnik, Louis Goldberg, Gustav Goldstein, Bessie Weissman, Muni Serebrov, Osias Finkelstein, Leon and Tsila Tsukerberg, Annie Shapiro;
of 5 dollars -- (konta) Sadie Jaklin, Yosef Narflus;
of 4 dollars -- (konta) Markus Schwartz.

The Director of the Hebrew University Library in Jerusalem, Prof. Hugo Bergman, has sent in a written report, that the library has subscribed to the "Lexicon".


A Faithful "Lexicon" Production in New York:

The Publishing Committee quickly has arranged in New York a festive "Lexicon" performance. The administrative leadership finds itself in the hands of Ab. Sincoff.

In the production there will be the participation of all the Yiddish performers from New York and also actors from the road, as well as resolute speakers from the union and from the Lexicon committee.

The program will be the faithful take of the existence of the Yiddish theatre.


Subscribers in Poland:

Of 25 dollars -- Yiddish Artists Union in Poland;
of 10 dollars -- Betty Kenig, Hyman and Anna Jacobowitz;
of 5 dollars -- David Lederman, Simcha Rozen, Shlomo Kutner, Maks Brin, Paul Breitman, Viera Kanievska, Natan Breitman, Rudolf Zaslavsky, Eva and Avraham Shtokfeder, Meir Winder, HErman Fenigstein, Chana Lerneer and David Zeideman;
of 2 dollars -- Shmuel Goldfarb, Yocheved Zilberg, A. Eynes;
of 1 dollar -- Mordechai Hilsberg, Chaim Shtreitman;
of 45 gilden -- Moshe David Machorovski, Wolf Neuhaus, Tsuker and Tsimbalist, L. Zusmanek, Henrik Riba.
of 35 gilden -- Rakov and Nera;
of 25 gilden -- Chaim Polanski; Iser and Sonia Bezman, Aba and leah Kompaneyets, David Davidovitsh;
of 20 gilden -- Reuben Mandelboym, Yitzkhok Feld, Rabinovitsh and Borisova, Leon Zelman, David and Ruchel Ariel, Meir Eyzenberg;
of 18 gilden -- Zishe Kats;
of 15 gilden -- A. Faderman, Yosef Zilberstein;
of 10 gilden -- Yitzhkok Grudberg, Hersh Balbirsky, Sholom Brin, David Hamburger.
In all 113 dollars and 593 gilden.
 

Error correction:

In the list of the subscribers in England (Bulletin 2), there were several printing errors. It should be: A. Fine, Y. Kamerson.


The Following Yiddish Actors, Union Members, Have Not Yet Subscribed:

Here we are publishing again the list of the Yiddish actors, members of the Yiddish Actors Union, who have not yet subscribed to the "Lexicon".

We expect that immediately as the season begins, they will fulfill their duty :

Yitzkhok Aberman, Abrams, Louis Aronovitsh, Frances Adler, Stella Adler, Minnie Axelrad, Paulina Opferman, Golde Eyzman, Yakov Birnberg, Yehuda Bleich, Sam Blum, L. Gilrod, Y. Goldberg, S. Goldberg, Sam, Bessie Budnik, Louis Gilrod, Yakov Goldberg, Sam Goldberg, Gustav Goldstein, Samuel Greenberg, Esther Glikman, Ida Goldstein, Ida Graper, Sonia Gursky, Henrietta Jacobson, Hymie Jacobson, Ida Dworkin, Abe Hart, Sam Heiligman, Izak Hershkovitsh, Yakov Hochstein, Meir Honigman, M. D. Vaksman, Yozef Veys, Louis Veys, Morris Veysman, Ella Wallerstein, Jennie Valier, Liza Varon, Florence Weiss, Mary Wilensky, Morris Zeidman, Frida Zibel, Elihu Tenenholtz, Harry Thomashefsky, Samuel Tobias, Morris Tuchband, Anna Thomashefsky, Fannie Thomashevsky, Aleks Lipshits, Adolf Liansky, Fannie Liptzin, David Medov, Julius Michaelson, Harry Miller, Sam Morgenbesser, Anna Manne, Leah Meltzer, Bessie Mogulesko, Mamie Morgenbesser, Bela Nadolsky, M. B. Samuilov, Leonid Sniegov, St. Clair, Mae Simon, William Epstein, William Erber, Charles Fidelman, Feliks Fogelnest, Simon Paskal, Ester Field, Janet Paskewitz, Regina Prager, Regina Tsukerberg, Harry Cohen, Aleks Kohn, Jacob Cohen, L. Kupershmidt, Mollie Kohn, Ida Kohn, Abe Karp, Harry Koyfman, Izidor Klein, Morris Krohner, Sadie Klein, Ida Kremer, Samuel Rosenstein, A. Rozental, Gershon Rubin, Tillie Rabinowitz, Fannie Reinhard, Anna Rotman, Gustav Schacht, Chaim Shneyer, Ben Shoenfeld, Mark Schweid, Jack Shargel, Yozef Shoengold, Golde Shapiro, Anna Shoengold.

Actors who haven't subscribed, protract the publication of such an important historical document as the "Theatre Lexicon".

 

Bulletin no. 4, January 1930
31 East 7th Street, New York
 

From the Editor:

The editor has delayed twelve sessions of which were to consist of 282 biographies, together with the previous 994.

 The editor has concluded on January 1, 1930, that all later events, foreign deaths, will not be registered in the "Lexicon".

The biographies with the letters "A" and "B " were already printed, and we have taken to print the biographies with the later letters.


The New York Production of "Shulamit":

On the afternoon of 4 December 1929 in Gabel's Public Theatre there arrived the production for the "Lexicon". Under the direction of Yakov Kalich there was performed Joseph Rumshinsky's "Shulamit", conducted by Rumshinsky.

In the production there had participated (according to a"b) the following performers: Stella Adler, Max Badin, Jennie Goldstein, Zina Goldberg-Goldstein, Samuel Goldenburg, Peter Graf, Irving Grossman, Ludwig Satz, Avraham Teitelbaum, Kalmen Juvelier, Bela Meizel, Michael Michalesko, Mollie Picon, Regina Prager, Sam Kestin, Maurice Schwartz, Yosef Shoengold and the dancer Belle Didja.

The prompters were: Harry Landman and Harry Koyfman; Stage Managers: Michael Wilensky, Shlomo Krause, Harry Hochstein and Abe Gross.

The theatre was given for free by Max Gabel. The Bill Posters and Ushers Union, the Doorman's Union and the Zauder Brothers Company worked completely gratis, the Choral Union, and dressers and the Meth and Groper Company have worked for very small reward. The administration of the "Forward" have given the advertisements completely for free.

During the production there was talk about the "Lexicon": Abe Sincoff in the name of the Yiddish Actors Union, Max Gabel, Yakov Kalich and Zalmen Zylbercweig.

The entire administrative leadership of the production was in the hands of Abe Sincoff.

During the production and through the performer Abe Sincoff, Sh. Gertler, Irving Honigman, Avraham Fishkind and Philip Maltz there was carried out a sale of notes for the "Lexicon".

The revenue from the production was: 2,500 dollars; the expenses were 1,204 dollars, 36 cents. The remaining net revenue: 1,295 dollars, 64 cents. Also 34 dollars, 64 cents from the notes.


The Raffle of the Piano:

The raffle is still being sold by Max Wilner and Karl Silverman.

During the production of "Shulamit", Marty Baratz carried out the raffling of the piano, which was presented by the piano store of H. W. Perlman.

The bgurl winner  (number 232) was Mrs. Rachel Leah Pila, 3101 Lakeland Place, Brighton Beach, N. Y., who immediately received the piano.


New Subscribers:

During the production of "Shulamit" in the theatre there was performed an action for subscribers.

Subscribers and payers:
of 50 dollars -- Fred Spitz;
of 25 dollars -- Cantor Hershman, Frank Zeiden, A. Robinson, Nathan Greenberg;
of 10 dollars -- Adolf Abrams, Nathan and Sarah Ginter, Mary Wilensky, M. Gudman, M. Tsukerman, Max Ertag, Stella Adler, Goldberg and Glasir, Morris Moshkovitsh, Miss Weisberg, harry Milberg, Esther Field, Hershel Glick, Avraham Jacobs, S. Birkman, Aneta Rozental, Avigdor Pecker, Sh. Zilberstein, P. Hartenstein, S. Orenstein, Harry M. Weissman, Sam Shlisselberg, Yitzkhok Feld;
of 5 dollars -- Moshe Strassberg (2nd rate); Michael Gibson, Pinchas Sherman, Yosef Greenberg (2nd rate), Aaron Aleksandrov, Avraham Fishkind, Y. Poliak, Dave Borks, Y. Lazarovitsh, Samuel Silver, Samuel Klein, Natan Mestel, Sofia Apteiker, Marty Barat, Yosele Moshkevitsh, Sh. Shmulevitsh, Misha Nachamkus;
of 3 dollars -- S. March, Yakov Breitman, Avraham Klein, Milstein, H. Goldberg, Yakov Melikov, Yitzkhok Rotblum;
of 2 dollars -- Yakov Yoskovitsh, Morris Selenkof, Mrs. Margolis, Max Grapel, Binyamin Glatstein, Y. Berlad, M. Shiff.


Star Productions on the Road:

The famous stars of the Yiddish stage readied themselves to give performances on the road for the benefit of the "Lexicon". The first production is prepared with Jennie Goldstein and Max Gabel in Peterson. Together with them, there will perform a company of known actors.


Subscribers in Rumania:

Of 1600 leu -- Itsikl Goldenberg, M. Koralova, "Kultur-Amt", Bucharest;
of 800 leu -- L. Berkovitsh, S. Moshkovitsh, Moshe Asher Perlman;
of 500 leu -- Leon Graf;
of 400 leu -- Sh. Iris, "Ber Borokhov fareyn (Union)"

 -- Czernowitz: Lazar Y. Goldenberg, Roza and Chaim Gutman, Roza and Moshe Zigler, Eva Zigler and Eva Zilberman, Sidi Thal, Adolf Tefner, Yakov Yakubovitsh, Regina Simovitsh, Moshe Samit, F. Fishler, Sevilla and Moshe Pastor, Herman Kasevsky, Moshe Kreyzler, Moshe Reysh, Adolf Stein;

of 200 leu -- Izak Abramovitsh, Israel Gruder, Shifra and Moshe Goldenberg, Yehuda Teitler, "Yiddish Theatre Association".

--Czernowitz: Baruch Lidin, Berl Segal, Yehuda Shichman, Reuben Rubin;

In all, 16, 300 leu (101 dollars, 85 cents).

The subscription action is performed yearly by the members of the Rumanian Farband Committee: Itsikl Goldenberg, Moshe Zigler and A. Ashkenazy, as well as by the production of the "Borochov fareyn (society)" in Czernowitz.


Subscribers in Argentina:

The following have subscribed with the Argentinean Production Committee:

M. Shprinberg, S. Gzivatsh, N. Tsuker, L. Halpern, Ida Rozentsveyg, L. Blum, M. Hochberg, M. Gutovitsh, A. Ginzburg, S. Zilberberg, Sara Sylvia, Sam Veler, L. (Leon) Brest, Y. Perlman, D. Ellman, Y. Bonder, A. Osenholtz, Y. Golchein, Y. Fier and G. Kaplansky (16 ekz.)


Yiddish performers, who have not fulfilled their duty to the "Lexicon":

Here we are publishing a list for the last time of the Yiddish actors, members of the Yiddish Actors Union, who have not yet fulfilled their duty and have up until today not subscribed to the "Lexicon" and are thereby hindering its appearance:

Yitzkhok Aberman, Louis Aronovitsh, Frances Adler, Minnie Axelrad, Paulina Opferman, Yakov Birnberg, Yehuda Bleich, Sam Blum, Louis Gilrod, Yakov Goldberg, Samuel Greenberg, Esther Glikman, Ida Goldstein, Ida Graper, Sonia Gursky, Henrietta Jacobson, Hymie Jacobson, Ida Dworkin, Abe Hart, Sam Heiligman, Izak Hershkovitsh, Y. Hochstein, Y. Honigman, M.(?), Yozef Veys, L. Veys, Morris Veysman, E. Wallerstein, Jennie Valier, Liza Varon, Florence Weiss, Mary Wilensky, Morris Zeidman, Frida Zibel, Samuel Tobias, Morris Tuchband, Anna Thomashefsky, Fannie Thomashevsky, Aleks Lipshits, Adolf Liansky, Fannie Liptzin, David Medov, Julius Michaelson, Harry Miller, Sam Morgenbesser, Anna Manne, Leah Meltzer, Bessie Mogulesko, Mamie Morgenbesser, Bela Nadolsky, M. B. Samuilov, Leonid Sniegov, Mae Simon, Wm. Epstein, Wm. Erber, Charles Fidelman, F. Fogelnest, S. Paskal, Janet Paskewitz, Regina Prager, Regina Tsukerberg, Harry Cohen, Aleks Kohn, Jacob Cohen, L. Kupershmidt, Mollie Kohn, Ida Kohn, Abe Karp, Harry Koyfman, Izidor Klein, Morris Krohner, Sadie Klein, Ida Kremer, Samuel Rosenstein, A. Rozental, Gershon Rubin, Tillie Rabinowitz, Fannie Reinhard, Anna Rotman, Gustav Schacht, Chaim Shneyer, Ben Shoenfeld, Mark Schweid, Jack Shargel, Yozef Shoengold, Golde Shapiro, Anna Shoengold.

Whomever wants to have the "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" -- needs to subscribe.

The "Lexicon" is printed in a limited number of copies and will not be obtainable in book sales.


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