Lives in the Yiddish
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
B. was born on 15 December
1902 in Warsaw, Poland.
Her father was a merchant of old iron.
She completed a folkshul and
learned Yiddish with a teacher.
As a child she acted in a
dramatic union, where her older brother is a member.
Afterwards she traveled around with "amateurs"
across small villages until she ran home to Vienna,
where she was taken into the Yiddish theatre as a chorus
Later B. was taken in as a
chorus singer by Rukhl Axelrad in
Czernowitz. From there Sarah Kanner took her to Rumania,
where she acted until 1918. Then she was engaged to Segalesco's troupe, and after that in 1919 she married
Morris Brown, and followed the same path as her husband.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 1, page 237.
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