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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

 

Saltshe Gutman
(Serl Harman)
 

G. was born on 5 March 1881 in Lemberg, Eastern Galicia.

Her parents were merchants.

She completed a seven-class folkshul.

In 1897 she performed in the chorus of Gimpel's troupe, and after a short time began acting in soubrette roles.

G. married actor and director Julius Gutman and followed the same path as her husband, acting in mother and grand-dame roles.

During the Second World War she was captured by the German invaders and was killed at the hands of the Nazis.


M. E. from Jonas Turkow.

  • "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre," New York, 1931, Vol. 1, p. 470.

 



 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 5, page 4258.
You can read Saltshe's initial Lexicon biography in Vol. 1 by clicking here.
 

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