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 Grushkof

 

G. was born in London, England.

Her father was a musician in the Yiddish theatre.

As a child she came to America, and here she finished public and high school, and she received a musical education.

G.'s first connection with the theatre was as an organist in a movie house and in the Yiddish and English vaudeville houses.

In 1924 G. debuted as "Tsigeyner meydl" by Lateiner and Rumshinsky for Anshel Schorr in Philadelphia, and in 1927-8 she acted in Chicago,  and in 1928-9 at the Rolland Theatre.

Specialty: Prima donna.


Sh. E.

Jacob Kirschenbaum -- "Neye pnimer oyf unzer bine", "Morning Journal", N.Y., 5 October 1928.

 


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 1, page 530.
 

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