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
 

Annie Ziman
 

 

Z. was born on 17 March 1888 in Sambor, Galicia.

Her father was a bookbinder.

She came as a child with her parents to America.

Here she learned in a public school, and due to her alto voice, in 1901 she was taken into vaudeville, where she performed for four years in English and Yiddish.

Her first performance in legitimate Yiddish theatre came in Schorr's play "Di ershte libe (Her First Love)".

From then on she has acted in Detroit, Philadelphia, New York, Boston and at the National Theatre in New York.

From 1921-7 Z. acted in Newark in Elving's troupe. From 1927-8 she was at the McKinley Square Theatre in the Bronx.

From 1928-9 she was in Toronto, and from 1929-30 she was in Boston.

Specialty: Soubrette.


M. E.


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 1, page 788.
 

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