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
 

Frances Weintraub
(Feyne)
 

W. was born on 5 October 1895 in New York, America.

Her parents were the actors Rivka and Zigmund Weintraub.

She studied in both public and high school.

In December 1919 she performed for the first time in "A grus fun poyln" at the Liberty Theatre, where she acted for two seasons.

Afterwards she spent a year in Chicago, six months in Montreal, and from 1929-30 at the Second Avenue Theatre in New York.


M. E.

Jacob Kirschenbaum -- Beyne pn'm'er oyfunzer bine", "Morning Journal", New York, 13 January 1928.

 


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 1, page 687.
 

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