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
 

Sarah Dayen

 

 

Born on 13 April 1864 in Odessa, Ukraine.

Her father was a bookbinder.

She studied in the government school.

Possessing a beautiful voice, D. toured with a Goldfaden chorus. From there she taken by Katzman into the troupe of Naftali Goldfaden.

When she married Katzman she followed the same path to the stage as her husband, though his tour was in South America.

D. was a prima donna, and she acted in dramatic roles with Adler.

Twenty-five years ago D. withdrew from the stage.


M. E. from Jacob Katzman.

B. Gorin -- "History of the Yiddish Theatre", Vol. I, p. 213.


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 1, page 540.
 

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