JULIUS RAKOV (November 11, 1890-1941)
He was an actor, born in Lodz. His Jewish given name was Yekhiel. He performed on the Yiddish stage in Lodz, Vilna, Riga, Kovno, and elsewhere. He translated into Yiddish: Tamten by Maskof (?), Geto (Ghetto) by H. Heiermann, and Daniel, Daniel by R. Foss (?); and he dramatized Mendl beylis (Mendel Beilis). He published short impressions and translations in a variety of Yiddish periodical publications. He died in the Lodz ghetto.
Source: Zalmen Zilbertsvayg, Leksikon fun yidishn teater (Handbook of the Yiddish theater), vol. 4 (New York, 1963).
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