Lives in the Yiddish
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
R. was born in 1892 in
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
Celia Adler -- "Tsili
Adler dertseylt," New York, 1959, pp. 283, 288.
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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