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
 

Linke (Libe) Itum


Born in 18.... in Lemberg, Galicia.

Her father was a broker, a luftmentsh.

She was a chorus singer in Gimpel's troupe, afterwards acting in episodic roles and performing as prima donnas. Together with Fraulein Sauer she went off to the Polish stage.

Y. later became paralyzed and passed away in Lemberg.
 

M. E. from Julius Gutman.

B. Gorin -- "History of Yiddish Theatre", Vol. II, p. 147.


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 2, page 952.
 

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