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
 

Bessie Gudman
 

 

Born in 1885 in Dibne, Ukraine.

Her father was a model draftsman, who immigrated with his family to America, where G. completed public and high school and an English dramatic school.

In 1904 G. performed for the first time with "amateurs"  as "Yehudit" in "Akosta".

Jacob Silbert saw her act and engaged her for his troupe in Boston. Afterwards G. acted in various provincial cities, and after she married Itzhak Zolotarevsky --her husband's troupes.

Due to an illness, since 1914 G. has withdrawn from the stage.
 

M. E. from Itzhak Zolotarevsky.


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 1, page 467.
 

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