Lives in the Yiddish
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
She was born on 29 December
1886 in Steblov, Kiev Gubernia, Ukraine. Her parents were house
owners who later on moved to Nikolayev where B. learned
in a gymnasium; Yiddish and Hebrew with a private
teacher, and she studied piano in a music school.
In 1905 B. came to Vienna
where she later performed in the chorus of Podzamtshe's
troupe, in which she soon was given solos to perform.
After acting in small roles
she went to Axelrad in Czernowitz, then again in Vienna
B. participated in the
literary Sunday afternoon production of the 'Freyer folksbine".
For two years B. worked [roytn
kreyts] and broke off her theatre activity.
Afterwards she acted in
Vienna, where she had the opportunity to act with
Molly Picon, and in 1922 B. acted for seven months with Blumental in Paris, In 1924-5 she acted for nine months
with Blumental in London, later with Yungvirt in
Czechoslovakia and Yugoslavia.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 1, page 209.
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