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
 

Tessie Meyerowitz
(Toiba Stark)

 

 

M. was born in 1891 in Manastezhisk, Galicia.

At the age of fifteen she came to America where she became known to David Meyerowitz, married him, and entered into Yiddish vaudeville together with him. Later M. acted in the legitimate theatre, for a certain time also with Thomashefsky and Regina Zuckerberg.

In 1927-28 M. acted in her husband's non-union troupe in Winnipeg.
 

Sh. E. from David Meyerowitz.


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 2, page 1301.
 

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