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
 

Aneta Reyzer


Dancer and actress.

Zygmunt Turkow observed that "from the ballet school, where she had then participated in the production, were with the time aroys professional dancer, the sister Reyzer..."

Jonas Turkow remarked: "Also Aneta Reyzer, the talented dancer and actress had for a long time worked in the troupe of Kadish-Khash, which was called the "Vilna Yiddish Operetta Troupe".

In 1926, R. participated in "Sambatyon".

About her destruction, there was contradictory information given: Dr. Emanuel Ringelblum in "Khtbim fun geto", there is written:

"Aneta Reyzer, well-known Yiddish dancer, had performed with lectures of ritmik in the Harbut school [in Warsaw], on Kormelitska 22, her children productions. The children has acted as ekhte artists and had alemen onttsikt with the realism of their acting.

Aneta Reyzer was sent to Treblinka."

The actor Zalmen Koleshinov related that during the Second World War, she acted in Bialystok's Jewish State Theatre. There she was, togther with her husband, a professional. They were both remaining there at first. Then she went away to Minsk, and her husband left therein to her. She, however, had in the meantime left on the way to visit her husband. So one was visiting the other, and they both were captured by the Nazis and killed.
 

M. E. from Jonas Turkow and Zalmen Koleshnikov.

  • Jonas Turkow -- "Farloshene shtern", Buenos Aires, 1953, Vol. II, p. 175.

  • Jonas Turkow -- "Di ibergerisene tkufh", Buenos Aires, 1961, p. 161.

  • Emanuel Ringelblum -- "Khsbim fun geto", Warsaw, 1963, Vol. II, p. 207.


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 5, page 4386.
 

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