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
 

   Esther Gamerov (Fogel)
 


Born in 1904 in Vilna, Polish Lithuania, into a working-class family.

From her earliest youth, see dreamed of becoming a dramatic actress.

She came to Paris in 1923 and soon found work with David Licht's dramatic group, performing character-acting and in mother roles.

In March 1943 she worked together with her husband Shlomo Fogel and their grown-up son Tuviah, who as a small child starred in the "Fiat" theatre in children's roles.

In June 1943 she was deported to Auschwitz from where she never returned.

G.'s brother was the well-known Yiddish actor Chaim Shneuer.


Sh. E. from Leyb Lenski.

Zalmen Reyzen -- "Leksikon fun der yidisher literatur (Lexicon of Yiddish Literature)", Vol. IV, p. 3206.

 


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 5, page 4142.
 

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