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
 

Kheyke Milberg
(Paskal)
 

 

Born in 1897 in Iasi, Romania.

At the age of eleven, she came to America and a short time later performed at the Broadway Music Hall together with David Meyerowitz, Bessie Treitler (later Jacobs), Esther Glickman, Sam Klinetsky, later in the Atlantic Garden in Brooklyn, and in Aged's Vaudeville House.

On the legitimate stage she debuted as "Devorale" with a troupe at the Independent Hall in New York.

After he marriage to Harry Milberg, she retired from the professional stage and settled in Asbury Park, New Jersey, where there is a rest home for Yiddish actors and writers.

M. participated in the production of the local "amateurs", and she also performed with imitators of popular Yiddish actresses.


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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 2, page 1314.
 

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