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
 

Lola Yakubovitsh
(Salfish)

 

Y. was born in May 1906 in Warsaw, Poland. Her father was a ticket controller in the Yiddish theatre and as such Y. as a child became introduced to the theatre, where for six years she acted in children's roles, first with Clara Young in "Zeyn veybs man", later with Esther Rachel Kaminska in "Blimele".

Young [paid for=oybergerisn] her studies with Krinsky in school and she became a lacing seamstress.

Through the actor Norflus she was taken into an itinerant troupe and she toured with the troupe as an understudy; that she had acted in the hall of the Trade Workers Union, and soon she settled into soubrette roles.

After acting with a member's troupe in Bialystok, she traveled to Rumania, where she acted in Kompaneyets' troupe, later returning to Poland with Tsimbalist-Tsuker, Jacob Silbert and Betty Koenig, then in the Warsaw Skala Theatre with Lipman and in Kaminski's theatre with Nelly Casman, Pesakhe Burstein and Menachem Rubin.
 

M. E.

 

 


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 2, page 929.
 

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