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
 

Helena Goltsava
(Hertsblut)

 

G. was born on 28 May 1903 in Odessa, Ukraine.

Her parents were mill owners.

She learned in a gymnasium, and she manifested a desire for the stage, entering Lorenzo's Russian dramatic school.

In 1918 she began to perform on the Russian stage, and after the Revolution she migrated to Rumania, where she acted with Misha Fishzon. She learned Yiddish and was taken into the troupe. From there she went over to the guest-starring Viennese "Freyer folks-biene", then she acted with the various guest stars, where her husband, Friedman, brought from America.

Later she acted n various cities in Europe, lately in Paris.


M. E. from R. Fridman.

 


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 1, page 390.
 

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