Lives in the Yiddish
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
Had a delicatessen business in Pittsburgh, America, and
was engaged in 1900 by a Yiddish troupe (Neytan Rosental,
Shankman, Jacob Hochstein, Hyman Wallerstein, Rotman,
Sadie Shoengold, Bessie Gold, Mrs. Barodkin, Greenblatt)
to come act in Pittsburgh.
Since then F. became a
Yiddish theatre manager. He later came to New York,
where he directed with Yiddish variety theatres, and
then he withdrew from the theatre business opened a hotel in the town.
F.'s daughter Janet is an
English actress and was the star of "A Little Child
Shall Lead Them". F.'s son, Richard Mayo (deceased), was
also an English actor.
Sh. E. from
Sholem Perlmutter and Rose Pivar.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 6, page 6038.
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