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
 

Fanya Mendelevitsh

 

She was born in Warsaw, Poland. In 1917 she began to act in theatre venues, thereafter she went over to the Central Theatre and traveled with various itinerant troupes across the Polish province and the Ukraine.

In 1920 she came to Germany and acted there for a long time in Yiddish theatre, then in Belgium. In 1923 she was engaged for Paris (Dir. -- N. Blumental). In 1925 she guest-starred in Vienna, then was engaged in London (Dir. -- N. Blumental), where she performed as "Di khardzh-firshtin". In 1926 she was with Blumenthal in Paris and later with him in Belgium.


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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 2, page 1368.
 

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