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
 

Katie Blackman
(Keyla Meyerovitsh)

 

B. was born in 1876 in Dvinsk, Latvia.

She was the sister of David Meyerovitsh.

At the age of six she came to America, and while very young began her stage career as a prima donna together with S. Tornberg.

In the vaudeville period she acted in Gabel's vaudeville troupe.

B. passed away in 1912, and was brought to her eternal rest at Montefiore Cemetery in New York.


M. E. from David Meyerovitsh and Sh. E. from Sam Bleichman.

 


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 1, page 170.
 

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