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
 

Rukhl Ariel

 

A. was born on 7 October 1891 in Lodz.

Her father was a machine weaver.

She learned in a private school.

The actor Shlomo Zucker took her as a chorus singer to Vitebsk in Genfer's troupe where she read notes, and after a short time, began acting in small roles.

From there she traveled to Vilna to Sabsey, where she acted in larger roles. Afterwards she acted in the troupes of Kompaneyets, Harlamp-Kanyevska, Fishzon, Krause. In 1921 she went to Constantinople, from there to Romania, and then back to Lodz, where she acted in the local members troupe together with her husband Chaim-David Ariel.

According to the "Yizkhor-Reshime (Yizkor List)", in the program of the Yiddish State Theatre in Poland, A. was killed by the Nazis.

  • "Lexicon of  the Yiddish Theatre", New York, Vol. 1, 1931, p. 96.

 


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 5, page 4787.
You can see the first biography for Rukhl in the Lexicon, in V. 1, by clicking here.
 

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