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
 

Miriam Tufman
(Pakentreger)

 

T. was born on 12 April 1890 in Unieva, Kalish Gubernia, Poland; when she was young she became an orphan and was raised by her grandfather. She learned in a Polish school, then in a cheder. Lager she traveled to Lodz. There she worked in a business and participated in "amateur" productions, where she acted as "Manka" in Asch's "Got fun nekome (God of Vengeance)" (Dir. -- Y. Oskar), and "Gitele" in Gordin's "Der yidisher kenig lir (The Jewish King Lear)", because it was the proprietor who refused
her [stand=shtel]? and she was taken in to act professionally in Yiddish vaudeville theatres, then with various itinerant troupes, together with her husband.
 

Sh. E. from Yehoshua Tufman..

 

 


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 2, page 867.
 

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