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
 

Fannie Greenberg
(Thomashefsky)

 

G. is the sister of Boris Thomashefsky.

She worked in a clockmaker's shop in Long Island, then as a worker in a shirt shop of Samuel Greenberg with whom she married, and she traveled to Philadelphia, where she toured in the then Yiddish theatre on Kale Hits Street.

Since then G. has acted in 1924, when she retired from the stage. On 19 September 1927, G. passed away and came to her eternal rest in New York.
 

Sh. E. from Manya Elgard.

  • Chonan I. Minikes -- "Di idishe bine", (Zeyferts "Theater-geshikhte").

  • Betty Thomashefsky -- "Meyn lebens-geshikhte", N. Y., 1916, pp. 80, 138.
     

 


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 1, page 533.
 

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