Lives in the Yiddish
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
F. was born in 1902 in Solok,
Kovno Gubernia, Lithuania to a devout tailor, a worker
in a soda-water factory.
[Avekoyrt] in 1915, she
wandered with the difficult service across Russia and
several times experienced pogroms. In 1920 she returned
to Kovno. Here she became a cook and did her trade, but
from time to time she was on the stage.
She attended a night school
where she learned plastic and theatre exercises, became
noticed by the plastics teacher Viera Statnikova, and
also her initiative came to F. in 1922 in the Yiddish
theatre school by the "Kultur-Lige (Culture League)" where she was
active until 1924. Afterwards she went to the Soviet
Union, and in 1925 performed with the theatre studio of
White Russia, which performed at the time in Moscow.
When the theatre studio was a year old, it later became
"Vim't". F. went over automatically to the troupe.
Her fate is unknown.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 7, page 6200.
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