LUTSE ENGELBERG (January 24, 1879-October 15, 1948)
He was born in Piatra Neamț, Moldavia, into a poor family. He acted in Yiddish theater in Romanian towns. He published his own booklets, with scenes, couplets, popular jokes, and humorous stories: Shabes nokhn kugl, di naye teg (The Sabbath after pudding, the new days) (1910); Shabes nokhn tish (The Sabbath after table) (1910, enlarged edition, 1926); Shabes hagodl (The great Sabbath) (1908-1914).
Source: Z. Zilbertsvayg, Leksikon fun yidishn teater (Handbook of the Yiddish theater), vol. 6.
Berl Kagan, comp., Leksikon fun yidish-shraybers (Biographical dictionary of Yiddish writers) (New York, 1986), col. 417.