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
 

Sonya Vidov
 

She was born on 23 April 1899 in Vilna, Polish Lithuania.

Her father was a lumber merchant.

She learned in a cheder and afterwards in a four-class school.

As a child she danced a season in a Russian operetta troupe.

At the age of thirteen she came to [Krubys] in America.

Here V. learned in a public school and became a member in the "United Dramatic Club", debuting as "Fanitshke" in Sholem Aleichem's "Mentshn".

Afterwards she traveled around for five years with a professional troupe across the province, later acting for two seasons in Winnipeg and some seasons in California and in Philadelphia with Thomashefsky.
 

M. E.

 

 


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 1, page 668.
 

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