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
 

Ruzha Pyekarnik
(Tarkevitsh)
 

 

P. was born in 1891 in Kozienice, Radom Gubernia, Poland.

In 1907 she performed with "amateurs" across the small towns of the province, afterwards arriving in Warsaw where she acted and became acquainted with professional actors and also performed in the provinces with a fellow troupe.

Later she acted for two years with Yakov Tsipkus in Poland, with Lermanke in Russia, with Sharavner, later with Zhitomirsky, and in 1913 she went away to Paris, where she acted under various directors.

Specialty: Character and mother roles.


M. E.


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 3, page 1808.
 

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