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 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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