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
 

S. Lemberg
(Sara Feynshteyn)
 

 

L. was born on 15 September 1901 in Vitebsk, White Russia. Her father was an unskilled laborer..

Due to a difficult material situation, few [genosen] of education, and at the age of thirteen she began to work in a workshop.

As a child she often performed in family evenings, in school, etc.

In 1919 she debuted in a Yiddish dramatic circle with a club of the combined youth association in Vitebsk while at the same time learning in the Russian dramatic studio under the pseudonym of Ungern (Hungary).

From July 1920 until end of 1921 she learned in a ballet school under the leadership of Anderson, at the same time since the Spring of 1921 she acted for eight months in a professional Yiddish troupe in Vitebsk.

From 1922 to September 1924 she acted in a dramatic circle with various worker clubs in Vitebsk, then she entered into the White Russia High Institute of Theatrical Arts in Moscow and in September 1926 automatically went into the what was "Vim't".
 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 2, page 1161.
 

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