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
 

Feigele Panitz
(Feige-Leah Meron)

 

Born in 1893 in Braslav, Lita (Lithuania), to pious parents. Father -- a musician, a prayer leader. As a child of five, she lost her mother. Her family moved over to Dvinsk, where she had a hard life with her stepmother until she was eight years old. She went with her family to Riga, where she was raised in a strong revolutionary environment until she immigrated in 1908 to London, England, where existed with the anarchistic group "Arbeter fraynd", a dramatic group directed by Sam Goldstein (later well-known as the actor Samuel Goldenburg), as an antidote against the then cheap Yiddish music hall and legitimate theatre (with exceptions such as the guest-starring Feinman, Moshkovitch et al.), but due to the anti-Nationalism and anti-citizenship (birgerlekhn) character

 

was born

Sh. E. from Youna Radinov.

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 4, page 3603.
 

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