Lives in the Yiddish
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
B. was born on 11 February
1896 in Odessa, Ukraine.
Her parents were
She completed a six-class
private school, and as a child she learned Yiddish with
a teacher. Blessed to be in the neighborhood of Yiddish
theatre, she became known to the chorus singers and the
beginning actors, and in 1917 she went into the chorus.
After a short time she traveled to Kiev with Kanapov,
Libert and Bernard Young. Here she debuted as "Mama" in
Thomashefsky's "Dos farblondhete shefele", touring for
a short time thereafter with Young across Bessarabia. Then she acted in Rumania with Aschkenazy-Ziegler, later
with Segalesco, Itsikl Goldenberg, with Henrietta Schnitzer and one-and-a-half years with Potocka.
In 1927 she acted together
with her husband, Sholem Brin, in Vienna, then in
Budapest and Czechoslovakia.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 1, page 245.
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