Lives in the Yiddish
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
Born on 3 November 1909 in
Vilna, Polish Lithuania. Her parents were small
merchants. She learned in an elementary school. In 1914
she began to act in children's roles and sang in the
children's chorus in Genfer's troupe.
In 1917 N. acted
in young roles in the troupe of Kompaneyets-Fishzon in
From 1918-1926 she was in various Yiddish
troupes in Lithuania and Latvia.
In 1927 she was in
Riga's Yiddish State Theatre.
In 1928 she was in Vilna's
Folks Theatre and then as a young dramatic actress in
the Lodz member's troupe, and later in other troupes across
Poland, together with her husband, the actor Julius Rakov.
Sh. E. from
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 2, page 1432.
You can also read Nerah's amended biography in the Lexicon's memorial volume,
no. 5, by clicking here.
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