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
 

Rose Elving
 

 

She was born on 25 December 1892 in Yarmolintsy, Podolia Gubernia, Ukraine, to well-to-do parents. She learned in a cheder and in a school.

At the age of twelve, E. with her father came to America, where she for the first time was a clothing model, later an illustrator.

As a member of Joel Entin's "Progressive Dramatic Club", E. used to participated in the productions.

In 1909 in the director Bernard Elving's Newark Metropolitan Theatre, she played the "mother" for Steinberg, and in "Sister" for I. L. Peretz, and she was invited to act with him as "Laura" in Strindberg's "Father". Since then she became a professional actress and acts well together with Elving, with whom she  had married.

On 10 March 1931 E. was taken in as a member of the Yiddish Actor's Union.


M. E.

N. B. Linder -- Der tumel vegn di letse ekzamens in der aktyoren yunyon, "Der tog", N. Y., 27 February 1931.


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 2, page 1568.
 

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