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
 

Feli Bokman

 

B. came from Galicia, and as she used to tell it, her father was a cantor.

In 1912 she acted in Minsk in Guzik's troupe and was a responsible for songs and character roles. She had a beautiful voice. In 1920 in Baku she acted for several years with the Kazhdan troupe and with "amateurs".

From there she went to Batus, where she acted for seven months with the actor Alex Amasya, when he guest-starred there with his troupe.

In 1923 she acted for more than half a year with the local troupe in Constantinople, and from there in 1923 she came to Canada.

There she acted for a short time with an actor Veysman, and she went to New York, where she used to perform in concerts and in the varieties, also in summer resorts in the mountains.

In 1926 she had for a short time acted in Baltimore with Moshe Schorr in May 1927, and due to an earlier [farkilung] serious illness, she passed away in New York after several days.


M. E. from Alex Amasya.

 


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 1, page 123.
 

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