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 Weissberg
 

Born on 23 of February 1901 in Sadagora, Bukovina.

Her father was a business man.

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 throughout Rumania.

In 1922 W. played a season in mixed repertoire in the Hotel Stephanie in Vienna.

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 Ben-Zion Sigal.

 


 

 

 

 


 

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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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