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
 

Anna Golubok
(Chana Dubinshteyn)

 

G. was born on 3 October 1872 in Simne, Suwalki Gubernia, Poland.

Her father was a bookbinder.

As a child she came with her family to Chicago, where she learned in school, and after her father's death she opened a dance school. There she became known to the actor Leon Golubok, and after their marriage she became a Yiddish actress, debuting as "Rukhl" in "Zhidovka".

G. always traveled with her husband, and she acted at an early age, then in mother roles in her troupe, later participating in Yiddish and English variety, also performing as a [drotngeyerin] and in other [ekvilibristishe] circus numbers.

Since her husband's death she has been withdrawn from the stage.


M. E.

Boris Thomashefsky -- Amolige idishe aktyoren vos haben geshpilt mit erfolg un zeygen avek fun teater, "Forward", 18 August 1923.

 


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 1, page 386.
 

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