Friday, 16 February 2018


MOYSHE-BER SAMUILOV (December 17, 1876-December 30, 1947)
            He was born in Lemberg, Galicia, to a father who was a cantor.  He lived later with his family in Galats (Galați), Romania, where his father was head cantor and a singing teacher.  He studied in various schools, later becoming an actor, and he performed in various theaters in Europe and the United States (from 1907).  He also performed in German and English.  He published (1918-1919) articles on Yiddish theater in Di varheyt (The truth) in New York.  He died in New York.

Source: Zalmen Zilbertsvayg, Leksikon fun yidishn teater (Handbook of the Yiddish theater), vol. 2 (New York, 1934).

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