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
 

Eva Rafalo
 

 

R. was born in 1892 in Cincinnati, America.

She is the sister of the actress Clara Rafalo.

In 1910 she was raised in the Yiddish theatre as a prima donna and performed as "Dinah" in Goldfaden's "Bar kokhba" in Chicago in the Jefferson Theatre (manager Charley Nathanson.).

According to Celia Adler in her memoirs, R. was married to Maurice Schwartz.

In 1918 R. retired from the theatre, married the former actor Henry Fishman, and opened a business in Cincinnati.
 

Sh. E. from Harry Fishman.

  • Celia Adler -- "Tsili Adler dertseylt," New York, 1959, pp. 283, 288.


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 6, page 4929.
 

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