Lives in the Yiddish Theatre
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN THE yIDDISH THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"

1931-1967
 

Betty Dalska

Born in Odessa, Ukraine to well-to-do parents.

She graduated from the Mariner gymnasium and later from the drama school of Dolinov.

She first acted on the stage in the Russian theatre in Odessa in "Narodni dos".

In 1907, under the influence of her husband Volf Zilberberg, she crossed over to the Yiddish stage.

In 1908 she became one of the first members of "Hirshbein's Troupe". Later she acted for several years in Lodz's Grand Theatre, and in wartime she participated in Kharkov's "Unzer vinkl (Our Corner)", and later in the Vilna Troupe.

Specialty -- Dramatics.
 

Sh. E. from Volf Zilberberg.

  • B. Gorin -- "History of the Yiddish Theatre", Vol. II, p. 195.

 


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 1, page 541.


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