Lives in the Yiddish
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
1897 in Czestochowa, Poland.
family moved to London and there, B. joined a chorus in
the Yiddish theatre.
first role was “Tsinele,” in Zolotarevsky's
Yeshive bokher (The Yeshiva Boy)", at the time of her
guest role with Silbert.
was then engaged in Paris by Axelrad where she had the
opportunity to perform with guest star Jacob Liebert.
Paris B. went to America, where she spent one season
playing with Joseph Shoengold in the Lyric Theatre,
Brooklyn, and the rest of the time elsewhere appearing
in Chicago as Meyte in Hirshbeyn’s "Puste kretshmne
(The Idle Inn)" with Be-Ami.
1928-9 B. performed in Boston, and in 1929-30 in Newark
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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 1, page 159.
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