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
 

Rachel Turkow

 

T. was born on 10 January 1908 in Warsaw, Poland. She is the sister of Zygmunt, Jonas, Itzhak and Mark.

She learned for a short time in Krinski's pro-gymnasium, and due to illness passed privately the course of seven gymnasium classes. She completed in 1927 the Polish dramatic school of Hrinievietzka, and after an examination was taken as a member into the Yiddish Artists Union.

T. acted in her brother's troupe and participated in episodic roles in the Yiddish film "Tkies khaf" and in "Di polisher velder (The Polish Woods)".
 

Sh. E. from Itzhak Grudberg.

 

 


 

 

 

 


 

Home       |       Site Map       |      Exhibitions      |      About the Museum       |       Education      |      Contact Us       |       Links


Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 2, page 874.
 

Copyright Museum of Family History.  All rights reserved.