Mogulesko, Sigmund

(1858-1914)
   Born in Romania, the Yiddish comedian pleased Bucharest audiences as Shmendrik, a comic character written for him by Avrom Goldfadn. His talent rested a great deal upon the radiance of his personality. After 1886, he appeared in New York's burgeoning Yiddish Theatre where he founded the Rumanian Opera House.

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