Lives in the Yiddish
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
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.
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
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