Lives in the Yiddish
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
M. was born in Odessa, Ukraine. She was the sister of
Khalan-Halanov, one of the first Yiddish actors in
M. -- according to Jacob P.
Adler -- completed a gymnasium, was intelligent with
much artistic taste. She and Sophia Oberlander (later --
the wife of Jacob P. Adler) were among the first
actresses on the Yiddish stage in Russia in 1878.
M. debuted in Odessa with
Saul Veynshteyn in the the tradesmen's/craftsmen's hall
as the "grandson" in Goldfaden's "Di babe mitn eynikl"
and later she acted in "Shmenderik". Other information
about her absence -- it's possible that shortly
thereafter she had withdrawn from the stage.
M. E. from
B. Gorin -- "History
of Yiddish Theatre", Vol. I, p. 209.
Jacob P. Adler -- 40
yahr oyf bihne, "Di varheyt", N. Y., 29 October
Jacob P. Adler --
Yakov spivakovski, "Di tseyt", London, 30 September
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 2, page 1283.
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