Tuesday 29 July 2014


HERSH AMASYA (AMASIA) (1864-May 28, 1927)
Born in Odessa.  He studied in religious schools and sang in choruses in schools and the Yiddish theater.  He became a professional actor and was connected with the Yiddish theater in Poland.  In his last years, he retired from the professional Yiddish actors’ union in Poland.  He published his memoirs in Yidish teater (Yiddish theater), vol. 2 (Warsaw, 1927).  He died in Warsaw.

Source: Z. Zilbertsvayg, Leksikon fun yidishn teater, vol. 1.

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