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Lexicon of the Yiddish
BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE WHO WERE ONCE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE;
IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
VOLUME 5: THE KDOYSHIM (MARTYRS) EDITION, 1967, Mexico City
B. was born in 1880 in Vilna, Polish Lithuania, into a
poor, working family.
Her father was a carpenter.
Having a beautiful voice,
she performed as a prima donna in the troupes of Genfer
and Lipovski. Later for a year she performed across the
cities and towns with Kompaneyets' troupe. Later she
acted with Ben-Zion Witler.
In her last years she
returned to Vilna, where she lived economically, she
used to be sent irregular remittances by Yiddish Actors' Union in Poland.
In 1943 she was killed at
the hands of the Nazis.
Sh. E. from
TWO PHOTOGRAPHS OF ROZA FROM HER YIDDISH
ACTORS' UNION MEMBERSHIP CARDS
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 5, page 4805.
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