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
 

Toybe Pokh
(Fishel)
 

P. was born on 17 May 1898 in Bendin, Poland.

Her family were merchants.

Until the age of fourteen she learned in a woman's school.

In 1914 she was a member of the "Hazamir" chorus in Sosnowiec, and in the productions of the dramatic section by "Hazamir" she acted in the chief role in the offered operetta in an ordinary Yiddish theatre repertoire.

In 1920 she immigrated with her husband Avraham Yitzhak Pokh  to Metz (Alsace-Lorraine), where she acted in the "Kultur-Lige (Culture League)", and later for a long time with the actor Joseph Kessler, Krause and Lantsman, later in her husband's troupe and the troupe of H. B. Epstein and Akselrad.


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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 3, page 1633.
 

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