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Abraham Goldfaden

(1840—1908) playwright and theatre director


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(1840–1908)

Ukrainian dramatist and composer, considered the father of the modern Yiddish stage. Goldfaden mounted full-fledged operettas, some of which—The Witch (1879), The Two Kuni-Lemls (1880), and Shulamith (1880)—became Jewish ...

Subjects: Theatre.


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