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 on 10 May 1889
in Kishinev, Bessarabia. Her parents were contractors.
She completed a gymnasium in Kishinev.
In 1911 she began to act
with Fishzon in Odessa, debuting as "Mirele" in
Goldfaden's "Baba yakhna", later as "Shulamit" with
Sabsey. She settled in London, where she acted with her
husband and used to perform in the English music halls
and also participated in films. Later she came to
America, where she used to act with her husband in
On 23 September 1928 R.
passed away in a Jewish hospital in Brooklyn, New York,
and came to her eternal rest (as Malka Richter -- ed.)
in Mount Judah Cemetery on Long Island.
Sh. E. from her
husband Neytan Richter.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 6, page 4948.
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