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
 

Miriam Arnon
(Manya Margolis)
 

 

A. was born on 11 April 1888 in Kiev, Ukraine.

Her parents were owners of a soap factory.

She completed a gymnasium.

From childhood on she was called in the family "The Actress", because she used to imitate actors.

She completed the dramatic school of Lisinka, afterwards acting for two years in the Solovtsov Theatre.

Until 1917 she was far from a Jewish environment, then she performed together with the studio "Onhoyb" in Kiev, that was founded through the secretariat of the national minority. The local theatre under the direction of Loyter staged "Di goldene keyt".

In 1926 she immigrated to Eretz Yisroel and there became the director of the Hebrew dramatic studio "Masad".
 

M. E.

"Shikhut em bel i khbimut ba"i" -- In "Hiatrun amnut", Jerusalem, 8, 1927.


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 1, page 97.
 

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