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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

 


 

Leah Tsimlikh
 


 

Born in Warsaw, Poland. Neighbor of dramatist Mark Arnstein.

She acted in a dramatic union in Warsaw, and after settling at the end of her twenties in Paris, she worked by day, and in the evening acted in a dramatic circle and afterwards she performed with the "PIAT" Theatre, where she participated in a large portion of the actor's repertoire.

In 1942 during the German "evacuation" of the Jews of Paris, she with her husband, young and healthy, except for the request of the betn, was led together with more than 10,000 Jews to a death camp from which there was no return.
 

Sh. E. from Leib Lensky.

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 5, page 4214.
 

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