Friday 24 July 2015


LEYZER GORYELOV (b. November 20, 1890)
            He was born in Moscow and studied in Warsaw.  He graduated from middle school.  In his youth, he became interested in Yiddish theater.  In 1919 he was secretary to the Yiddish Theater Association in Poland.  He published articles in connection with issues concerning Yiddish theater in Literarishe bleter (Literary leaves) and in the publications of the Jewish artists’ union, among others.  In the years between the two world wars, he worked together with various Yiddish theatrical undertakings.  His subsequent fate remains unknown.

Sources: Z. Zilbertsvayg, Leksikon fun yidishn teater (History of Yiddish theater), vol. 1; Yonas Turkov, Farloshene shtern (Extinguished stars) (Buenos Aires, 1954), vol. 1, pp. 65, 93, 94.

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