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Lexicon of the Yiddish
BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE WHO WERE ONCE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE;
IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
VOLUME 5: THE KDOYSHIM (MARTYRS) EDITION, 1967, Mexico City
Devora (Dorele) Hilsberg
She was born on 14 December
1926 in Vilna, Polish Lithuania.
Her father was the actor
Mordechai (Motl) Hilsberg.
She acted in children's
roles till the end of 1932 with the guest-starring Berta
Gerstin; in 1933 with Ludwig Satz and with Nellie Casman;
in 1934 with Regina Tsuker, Lucy German and Ida
Kaminska; in 1938 with Osip Runitsh and Genia Schlitt in
In 1941 H. already had acted
in roles for adults in the Warsaw Ghetto in the "New Azazel" for
Khaim Sandler, and she participated in Viskind's production of Kobrin's "Dorfsyung."
H. was killed at the hands
of the Nazis in Treblinka in either 1942 or 1943.
Sh. E. from
her father Mordekhai Hilsberg.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 5, page 4257.
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