Lives in the Yiddish
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
She was born in 1903 in
She finished a middle school
and pedagogical courses, and she was a teacher in
several schools. In 1921 she learned for a year in a
conservatory and then the Polish dramatic school of
In 1924 she finished the
school, and performed in Esther Rachel Kaminska's troupe
in Vilna. At the end of the same year she acted in
Warsaw's Central Theatre. Then B. became one of the
first members of "Vikt", and went with the group on the tour across
In 1925 she acted in the
troupe of her husband Jonas Turkow, 1926-7 in the
"Krakow Yiddish Dramatic Theatre", 1928-9 again touring
with her husband's troupe, and she participated in the
motion picture "Di poylishe velder (The Polish Forests)"
Sh. E. from
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 1, page 178.
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