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
 

Mary Gutovitsh
 

 

She was born in Uman, Ukraine.

Her father was the actor Yakov Tsipkus.

At the age of seven she began singing in Warsaw together with her brother Mishe, remaining in the Yiddish operettas, later touring across Poland.

At the age of fifteen she took to acting in adult roles in Rappel's troupe in Odessa.

In Russia G. acted in Russian with the Kokhansky brothers .

After a tour across Poland and Romania in 1926, she immigrated to Argentina where she acted with the same troupe.
 

Sh. E. from Y. M. Varshavski and Yakov Tsipkus.
 

 


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 1, page 468.
 

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