Lives in the Yiddish Theatre
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN THE yIDDISH THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"

1931-1967
 

Ida Abragam
(Feltenshteyn)

She was born on 30 July 1884 in Dvinsk, Latvia.

Her father was an employed merchant.

She was educated in Berlin. Afterwards she graduated in Leningrad as a sheep doctor and practiced while still staying connected to the theatre.

Still possessing an urge for the Yiddish stage, A. in 1919 graduated in Leningrad from her studies with the current Moscow Yiddish State Theatre, and soon she became one of the first active members of this theatre playing mother roles.

In 1925 A. participated in the film "Yidishe glikn (Jewish Luck)," by Sholem Aleichem and directed by Mi"mt (Solomon Mikhoels--ed.)


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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 1, page 3.
 

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