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
 

Alexander Bidesco
(Vandergold)
 


 

B. was born circa 1878 in Constanta, Rumania, to Orthodox parents. He came to Russia under the direction of a Rumanian troupe of Babesco. However because she was a singer, he had he Yiddish theatre director Bronstein take in Bidesco's wife Christesco (also Orthodox) into the Yiddish troupe as a prima donna, and B. who knew German, also entered into the troupe. First in the troupe of Krause, who had created a tour across Rumania, B. began to act in Yiddish, then he toured as a singer with Titelman, Sam Adler, leading for a short time a troupe with Moshe Lipman, and then he acted in other troupes until he aiz zikh mgeyr and then led his own Yiddish troupe in the Crimea.
 

M. E. from Yakov Vaksman and Sh. E. from M. Goldblat.

  • Yakov Vaksman -- Kristn oyf der yidisher bine, "Teater zikhronus" (Editor Z. Zylbercweig), Vilna, 1928, pp. 90-92.


 

 

 

 


 

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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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