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
 

Regina Simovitsh
(Kubovitsh)
 

 

She was born in 1881 in Kishinev, Bessarabia. Her parents were owners of a confectionery shop.

Due to family poverty, she immigrated with her mother to Rumania, and here the young S. later, with some girls, performed for two years with [folks-lirer-kontsertn: popular poems-concerts] of Khayim Lemish.

Mordechai Segalesco heard her sing in Bucharest and took her to into the Jignitza Theatre, where she acted for two years (listed as Regina Simovici --ed.).

Afterwards S. was a chorus singer for a year with Goldenberg and later there a soubrette. After her marriage to actor Sholem Simovitsh, she again acted in Bucharest.

After the war S. obtained a concession to lead a Yiddish troupe and since then has performed around with various smaller troupes across Rumania.

S.'s daughter is the wife of actor Adolph Tefner.
 

Sh. E.


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 2, page 488.
 

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