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
 

Ida Kremer


K. was born in 1878 in Russia. As a child she came to America and in a span of forty years was associated with the Yiddish stage, having the opportunity to also act with Adler and Kessler.

In 1909 she, together with Louis Goldstein, Isidore Lillian, and Benny Adler, and later with her brother Louis Kremer, acted in Yiddish vaudeville in New York.

In 1923 K. was engaged to act in English in the role of "Mrs. Isaac Cohen" in a Nichol's comedy "Abie's Irish Rose", where she [performed in] over six years (2,500 times). Later K. also participated in a film in New York. She came to her eternal rest in Washington Cemetery (in Brooklyn, New York -- ed.)
 

M. E. from Louis Kremer and Sh. E. from Louis Goldstein.

  • Necrology in the Yiddish Press.


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 3, page 2138.
You can also read Ida's amended Lexicon biography (with slightly different information) in Vol. 6, by clicking here.
 

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