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
 

Malvina Yoles-Gimpel
 

 

Born on 3 June 1900 in Lemberg, Galicia.

She completed a birger (citizen) school.

At age four or five she sung in the local temple and through the choir leader was taken into the Lemberg Yiddish theatre (Dir.-- Gimpel), where she rose very rapidly to become a prima donna.

Besides in Lemberg Y. also acted in Galicia and Rumania and guest-starred in Poland (Lodz, in the Grand Theatre) and also the [Rand] areas.

Y. married Dr. Mauritsi Gimpel, a son of Emil Gimpel, the current director of the theatre in Lemberg, where she acts until today.

According to Yoel Spigel, Y. also acted in dramatic roles and sung in the theatre chorus before she came into the temple chorus.
 

Sh. E. and M. E. from Yoel Spigel.


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 2, page 911.
 

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