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
 

Chana Bialkowicz
(Rozentsveyg)

 

B. was born on 26 February 1884 in Warsaw, Poland, to well-to-do parents.

As a [bt-ikhidh lozt men] learn in school until she was sixteen,  then she was taken into work in a hat millinery. She was heard singing by Dr. Rozental who was then together with Mark Arnshteyn in a troupe, and he took her in as a chorus singer. From there B. went over to Kompaneyets' troupe, where she began to act in roles, then she toured with Fishzon's troupe, then she acted for Zandberg in Lodz, with Sam Adler, Kaminski, and then toured with various troupes across Poland and Russia. Since 1921 she has toured across Poland with her husband.

Her daughter acts on the Yiddish stage in Argentina.


Sh. E. from Israel Bialkowicz

 


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 1, page 158.
 

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