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

1931-1969
 

Katya Adler
(Guralnik)
 

She was born on 15 May (A. S.) 1881 in Nikopol, Ukraine.

Her father was a merchant.

She learned in a cheder and a little Russian.

Seeing a play at the Yiddish theatre, she sensed a inclination to the stage, and she began to work her way into amateur groups.

In 1908 she traveled around in Sabsey's troupe as a professional actress, and after that she married Yermiyahu ["Vosyem"] Adler, then migrated across Russia in Fuchler's miniature troupe, then to Constantinople, Bulgaria, Romania, Austria, Germany, and since 1926 [she was] in Paris, where she acted from time to time.

When the Nazis assaulted Paris, they deported her and she was killed.
 

Sh. E. from Anita Poliakov.

  • "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre", New York, 1931, vol. I, p. 37.

 


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 5, page 4780.
Please see Katya's origin Lexicon biography in Vol. 1, by clicking here.
 

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