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
 

Khaye Fisher

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.


 

 

 

 


 

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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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