Harry Feld was born on December 17, 1893 in Warsaw, Poland. He performed in Yiddish theater as a child before immigrating to the U.S. in 1912. He performed for several years with the Workmen’s Circle before becoming a professional actor in the early 1920s. Throughout his career, Feld acted in many of the leading Yiddish theaters including the Grand Theatre, Lenox Theater, and National Theatre. He also starred in several films including 1939’s My Son, an adaptation of Solomon Secunda’s play written by Joseph Seiden.
Here, Feld performs Secunda’s “Mir Fehlt a Weib,” recorded ca. December 1925.