Abraham Goldfaden

Abraham Goldfaden (Yiddi: אַבֿרהם גאָלדפֿאַדען; nama lahir Avrum Goldnfoden; 24 Juli 1840 – 9 Januari 1908), juga dikenal sebagai Avram Goldfaden, adalah seorang penyair, pengarang sandiwara, pengarah panggung dan pemeran Yahudi kelahiran Rusia dalam bahasa-bahasa Yiddi dan Ibrani, serta pengarang dari sekitar 40 sandiwara. Goldfaden dianggap sebagai bapak teater Yahudi modern.

Abraham Goldfaden
Abraham Goldfaden
Abraham Goldfaden
LahirAvrum Goldnfoden
(1840-07-24)24 Juli 1840
Starokostiantyniv, Kekaisaran Rusia (kini Ukraina)
Meninggal9 Januari 1908(1908-01-09) (umur 67)
New York City, Amerika Serikat
Tahun aktif1876–1908

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  • — "East Side Honors Poet of its Masses; Cooper Union Throng Cheers Eliakum Zunser," The New York Times, March 31, 1905, p. 7.
  • —, "Noted Jewish Bard Dead," The New York Times, January 10, 1908, p. 7.
  • —, "75,000 at Poet's Funeral," The New York Times, January 11, 1908, p. 1.
  • —, "Burial of a Yiddish Poet," The New York Times, January 12, 1908, p. 8.
  • —, Partial list of plays by Goldfaden; the names are useful, but some of the dates are certainly incorrect. Retrieved January 11, 2005.
  • Adler, Jacob, A Life on the Stage: A Memoir, translated and with commentary by Lulla Rosenfeld, Knopf, New York, 1999, ISBN 0-679-41351-0.
  • Bercovici, Israil, O sută de ani de teatru evreiesc în România ("One hundred years of Yiddish/Jewish theater in Romania"), 2nd Romanian-language edition, revised and augmented by Constantin Măciucă. Editura Integral (an imprint of Editurile Universala), Bucharest (1998). ISBN 973-98272-2-5. See the article on the author for further publication information. This is the primary source for the article. Bercovici cites many sources. In particular, the account of the 1873 concert in Odessa is attributed to Archiv far der geşihte dun idişn teater un drame, Vilna-New York, 1930, vol. I, pag. 225.
  • Berkowitz, Joel, Avrom Goldfaden and the Modern Yiddish Theater: The Bard of Old Constantine, archived 18 Feb 2006 from the original (PDF), Pakn Treger, no. 44, Winter 2004, 10–19.
  • Jacobs, Joseph and Wiernik, Peter, Goldfaden, Abraham B. Hayyim Lippe in the Jewish Encyclopedia (1901–1906). The article is not terribly well researched, but is useful for the names of books, etc.
  • Benjamin Nathans, Gabriella Safran (ed),Culture Front - Representing Jews in Eastern Europe, University of Pennsylvania Press, 2008.
  • Michael Riff, The Face of Survival: Jewish Life in Eastern Europe Past and Present. Vallentine Mitchell, London, 1992, ISBN 0-85303-220-3.
  • Sandrow, Nahma, "The Father of Yiddish Theater," Zamir, Autumn 2003 (PDF), 9-15. There is much interesting material here, but Sandrow does retail a story about Goldfaden being a poor stage performer, which Bercovici debunks.
  • Wolitz, Seth L. (August 9, 2010). "Goldfadn, Avrom." YIVO Encyclopedia of Jews in Eastern Europe.

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