Satz, Ludwig

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SATZ, LUDWIG (1891–1944), Yiddish comedian. Born in Lvov, Poland, Satz joined a troupe of Yiddish actors in 1910 and played in Gordin's Got, Mentsh und der Taivl. He appeared in Budapest and London and achieved Broadway success as Abe Potash in Potash and Perlmutter, 1913. He also acted with Jacob Adler and Maurice Schwartz, and in Boris Thomashefsky's Yiddish venture on Broadway (1923–24). Later he toured Europe and South America.