Biographies

Glik, Hirsch

Poet and partisan in the Vilna ghetto, author of famous hymn "Zog nit keynmol az du geyst dem letstn veg" (Never say that you are walking the final road).
1920-1944

Hirsch Glik - Biography

Hirsch Glik was born in 1920 to a working class family in Vilna. Glik began writing poetry at the age of 13, and was involved throughout his adolescent years in literary circles such as Yung Vilne (Young Vilna) and its offshoot, Yungvald (Young Forest).

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Mikhail Gnesin - Biography

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Goldfaden, Abraham

Yiddish poet, dramatist, and composer; father of the Yiddish theater
1840-1908

Abraham Goldfaden - Publications

Abraham Goldfaden - Biography

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Israel Goldfarb - Publications

Israel Goldfarb - Biography

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Jennie Goldstein - Biography

Yiddish theater star Jennie Goldstein was born in New York in 1896. She began acting at the age of six, playing child roles opposite actor greats Bertha Kalish, Keni Liptzin, and David Kessler. Goldstein’s childhood and early adulthood revolved around the Yiddish theater; by the age of sixteen she was already running her own theater with her husband, Max Gabel.  

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Yitzhak Graziani - Biography

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Joseph Michael Gusikow - Biography

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