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 Grossman

 

G was born in 1878 in Blazhava, Galicia. She attended a folkshul and learned Yiddish privately with a teacher.

In 1890 she came to America, did various trades here, and became a member early on in the "Diamond Star Dramatic Club" and later in the Abraham Goldfaden Dramatic Club where she had the opportunity to participate in their productions.

In 1897 G. married Samuel Grossman and settled in Boston, where today she acts professionally under the management of Joseph Phillip and H. Wachtel.

G. later with her husband and her children, who all became actors, toured across America where they first acted in dramas, later in mother roles.


Sh. E. from Sholem Perlmutter.

 


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 1, page 523.
 

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