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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

 


 

Genya Shapira
 

She was the wife of Shabtai Blakher.

Before the Second World War, she acted in various troupes.

During the Second World War, she acted in the Vilna ghetto.

She was murdered by the Nazis in a concentration camp in Estonia.


Sh. E. from David Rogow.

S. Blakher -- "In un tsvansitk un eyner," N.Y., 1962, p. 95.

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 5, page 4851.
 

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