LOUIS (ELYE) M. GINTSBURG (b. 1870)
He was born in Brest, Lithuania, the son of a wealthy ox dealer. In the late 1880s, he emigrated with his parents to the United States, where he acquired his Jewish and general education. He studied at universities and received two doctorates. In the 1920s he was a contributor to Tog (Day) in New York. He published in Tsukunft (Future) in New York—in October, November and December 1925—a drama in three acts, entitled Lasal (Lassalle).
Sources: Zalmen Reyzen, Leksikon, vol. 1 (Vilna, 1928); Z. Zilbertsvayg, Leksikon fun yidishn teater (Handbook of the Yiddish theater), vol. 1 (New York, 1931); remembrance book for Brest.
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