Lives in the Yiddish
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
Born on 23 of
February 1901 in Sadagora, Bukovina.
Her father was a
She finished her
learning in Novoselitz in an elementary school, and
after arriving in 1913 with the family in Vienna,
finished there in a public and commercial school.
She participated in
amateur productions of the "Zion" union, attending
dramatic courses with the union of the "Freye yidishe
folks-bine" theatre, and when they founded the
"Free Yiddish public stage", W. enters this
theatre and also participates with them as they tour
In 1922 W. played a
season in mixed repertoire in the Hotel Stephanie in
During the 1925-1926
season, "Shund" repertoire in the "Yiddish Artists
Cabaret" (manager Max Streng), and in 1927 in the
"Yiddish Artists Plays" managed by Shulem Brin.
Sh. E. from
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 1, page 697.
Rachel was also included in Volume 5, the Memorial volume, page 3846.
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