Tuesday, 4 December 2018

IZIDOR FRIDMAN (ISAAC FRIEDMAN)


IZIDOR FRIDMAN (ISAAC FRIEDMAN) (December 16, 1893-July 28, 1950)
            He was born in Kovel (Kovle), Poland.  In his youth he came to the United States.  He studied at New York University and in a drama school.  He was the author of plays and theatrical works in Yiddish and English, among them: The Dishwasher and Happy Days—they were performed on the English stage.  In Yiddish he also wrote articles.  Some of his experiences appeared in: Forverts (Forward), Morgn-zhurnal (Morning journal), and Amerikaner (American), among other serials.  He published a book entitled A yor tsvishn lebn un toyt (A year between life and death) (New York, 1932), 216 pp.  He died in New York.

Sources: Obituary notices in the Yiddish and English press; Jewish Yearbook (5712-1952), p. 524.
Khayim Leyb Fuks


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