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
 

Leah Floym


F. was born in 1870 in Posen, East Prussia.

Her parents were in business.

As a child of eight months, she immigrated with her parents to London, England, where she learned in a school.

She began her stage activities with "amateurs" and Yiddish dramatic clubs, and later she became a professional Yiddish actress.

F. followed the same path to the stage as her husband, Bernard Fishman, withdrawing from her stage activities also with him.
 

M. E.


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 6, page 6038.
You can also read Leah's amended biography in the subsequent Lexicon volume, no. 7, by clicking here.
 

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