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Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre
BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE WHO WERE ONCE INVOLVED IN THE Yiddish THEATRE;
aS FEATURED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S  "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"


VOLUME 5: THE KDOYSHIM (MARTYRS) EDITION, 1967, Mexico City

 

Roza Gazel
(Pozniak)
 

 

In 1916 during the time that the troupe "Sambatyon" performed in Warsaw in the Skala Theatre, G. was engaged and occupied a popular place as a songstress and dancer.

She also participated in the small art theatre "Azazel."

At the start of her third year she was a co-founder of "The Yiddishe Bande."

About her recent tragic stage, Jonas Turkow wrote that in 1942 she participated in the ghetto in the stage jubilee of the actress Khana Levin together with an entire range of actors, who she rekhnt oys, but to one of the oysgerekhnte already didn't find more between the living [??]

According to Meir Melman, G. perished in Warsaw.
 

Sh. E. from Meir Melman and Menasha Oppenheim.

  • Jonas Turkow -- "Extinguished Stars," Buenos Aires, 1953, Vol. 1, p. 284; Vol. 2, p. 170.


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 5, page 4509.
 

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