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
 

Sofia Apteiker
(Sarah Fraynd)
 

 

Born on 27 July 1885 in Hrubieszow, Poland.

Her father was a bar owner.

At the age of fifteen she came to Lodz and in 1907 performed in Czestochowa in the cooperative troupe led by Bordo and Antovil, afterwards going to act in Konotop, Kiev Gubernia. 

In 1909 she performed across Poland with a cooperative troupe.

From 1911-15 she went across Poland with Kuperman's troupe.

In 1915 she acted in the Lodz Thalia and Grand Theatres under the direction of M. D. Vaksman and afterwards across the province.

In 1920 she came to America and here participated in various troupes across the province.

From 1928-30 she stood at the top of the "European Cooperative [non-union] Troupe" in New York.

Specialty: Mother roles.
 

Sh. E. from I. M. Pliat.


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 1, page 82.
 

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