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
 

Manya Richter
(Malka Baranovitsh)
 

 

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 non-union troupes.

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.


 

 

 

 


 

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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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