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
 

Becky Goldshteyn
(Malkha Rivka Rozenberg)


G. was born in 1882 in Mlawa, Poland.

At the age of twelve she was taken to a stepbrother in London with her mother and sister, where she became a tailor. G. later became a chorus singer in troupes that acted in halls, and at the age of fourteen she had already acted in mother roles.

Later G. went over to a stable troupes, and had the opportunity to act with Feinman, Adler and Moshkovitsh. G. also had acted in South Africa, the first time with the M. D. Vaksman's troupe, then with Wallerstein's troupe and in Argentina with Feinman, afterward acting with Joseph Kessler's troupe in England, France, Belgium and in Rumania.


Sh. E. from Joseph Markovitsh.


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 1, page 377.
 

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