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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
S. began as a chorus singer.
She was very much a lovely
person. Since 1913 she crossed over to act in roles.
In 1924 she acted in the
member's troupe in the Palace Theatre in
She was on the member's
document that was found at YIVO, and was noted, that
she acted exclusively in Vilna and didn't travel around,
and that she was not dependent on the actor's
According to the "Yizkhor-Reshime
(Yizkor List)" [as found]
in the program of the State Yiddish Theatre in
Poland, A. was killed by the Nazis in Poland.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 5, page 4840.
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