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
 

Sonia Sharavner
(Sofia Viner)
 

 

She was born in 1885 in Konotop, Ukraine.

Her sister Viera Rozanka came over, there were to be five sisters, orphans. S. was very lovely, she had studied modiste sewing.

When Sharavner came to play in Konotop, she had [oybergeredt] to become an actress.

Together with him she ran away from the shtetl, married him and still played in his troupes or together with him.

In 1924 S., according to Mark Leiptsiker, died in a hospital in Leningrad.

Her daughter, Yeva, is a Yiddish stage actress in Soviet Russia.
 

Sh. E. from Mark Leiptsiker and M. E. from Viera Rozanka.


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 4, page 2607.
 

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