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
 

Henni Lehman


L. was born on 11 June 1906 in Alfensdorf, Germany, to Christian parents.

Her father was a railroad worker. Through her acquaintance with Yiddish students she began to act in children's roles in Berlin's Yiddish theatre. Later she crossed over to adult roles.

In 1928 she acted in Riga's Yiddish comedy and operetta theatre (Dir. -- Sh. Kutner), then in Paris' and Berlin's Yiddish troupes.
 

Sh. E. from Meir Zakazhansky.


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 2, page 2237.
 

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