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
 

Pauline Hoffman
 

 

Born in 1880 in Wloclawek, Poland.

Her parents were clothing merchants, who in 1899 immigrated to America.

In 1894 H. entered the chorus of the Union Theatre, and a short time later became an actress, being connected to the important Yiddish theatres in America.

In 1922 H. acted in English vaudeville, and afterwards was for one-and-a-half years with the Chicago English company in "Abie's Irish Rose".

In 1926 she sang in musical comedy on Broadway "Best" and in 1929-30 in Brooklyn's Rolland Theatre.

H. is the wife of manager William Rolland.


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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 1, page 585.
 

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