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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

 

Mania Keyzerovitsh
(Varshilevska)
 

K. was born in 1885 in Tiraspol, Ukraine.

Her father was a businessman.

In 1906 she began to act with local amateurs.

In 1907 she performed with the guest-starring troupes of Serotsky, Rothstein et al.

After her marriage to actor David Keyzerovitsh she worked under his family name and followed the same stage path as he did, until 1919 in Russia. Afterwards she returned to Poland, and in 1927 she was at the New Yiddish Theatre in Riga (Director--A. Morevsky), and again she returned to Warsaw.

K. also participated in for films for the film society "Mizrakhi."

According to "Yizkor List", in the program of the State Yiddish Theatre in Poland, K. was killed at the hands of the Nazis in Poland.


Sh. E. form David Keyzerovitsh.

 



 

 

 

 


 

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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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