Avraham Goldfaden un Zigmunt Mogulesko

Price: 95.00 USD

Buenos Aires: Farlag "Elisheva, 1936. 12mo. 188pp. Illustrated wrappers. Biography of two famous Yiddish actors, Abraham Goldfaden (1840-1908) and Sigmund Mogulesco (185801914). Written by acclaimed historian of the Yiddish theater, Zalmen Zylbercweig (see below). Publisher's stamp at rear wrapper. Bottom of spine chipped. Browning to wrappers and inside. Minor tears to inside of title page [at spine], not affecting text. In Yiddish. Very good condition. On the author [from Online Archive of California and other public domain sources]: Zalmen Zylbercweig a.k.a. Zilbertsvayg (1894-1972) was born in Chortkov, Galicia. He started his career as an actor before he turned to writing, translating, and directing plays. Zylbercweig was a historian of the Yiddish Theater.  His best known work was his Leksikon fun yidishn teater (Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre), a six volume reference work in Yiddish on the lives of those who were involved in professional Yiddish Theater anywhere in the world. Zylbercweig relocated to New York in 1937 where he served as editor for the Jewish American for eleven years. He later moved to Los Angeles. vg.


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