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
 

Ita Vaynshteyn

 

V. was born in Southern Russia.

She was the wife of actor Saul Vaynshteyn.

She began her stage activity with Goldfaden and then acted in the first Yiddish troupes. As an adult she remained in Warsaw and there was an usher in Kaminski's theatre, but on Kaminski's direction in 1916s Shomer's "Treyfniak", V. again got to act in the role of "Pesele", which she had done earlier with such popularity within the Yiddish theatre world.

On 26 January 1924 V. passed away in an old Moshav in Warsaw. Her funeral procession was arranged through the Yiddish Artists Union in Poland.
 

M. E. from H. Feinstein and Zisha Katz.

  • Necrology in "Di yidishe bine", Warsaw, Vol. 1, p. 1924.

 


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 1, page 511.
 

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