Lives in the Yiddish
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
Avraham Fiszon recalls in his memoirs:
"The entire time I did not
calm down and sought a girl with a voice, who may have a
feeling for singing. Also the other four from our
troupe, m'shtayn said, did not rest, and where we
came from we were blessed, that perhaps we may search
and find a prima donna for the Yiddish stage, and we
just found in a small town in Brailov.
She was a beautiful young
girl, a sister-in-law of the Brailov rabbi, that is, his
wife's sister. She had a sweet voice and also had a
desire to play theatre. We were in seventh heaven, and
in a month's time she knew all the songs from our 'Bobe..."
[rest of biography missing
from this unpublished volume...]
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 7, page 6290.
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