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
 

Golde Amzel
(Genia Shneyder)
 

 

A. was born on 19 April 1890 in Lemberg, Eastern Galicia.

Her father was a locksmith.

She finished a folkshul.

Feeling a desire for the stage, and possessing a good voice, she performed, [more difficulties=nokh shverigkeyt], went into the chorus of the local Yiddish theatre, and in 1917 she went into Ebel's troupe in Przemyśl as a chorus girl, but after a short time she was offered the possibility of acting, performing for the first time in the role of "Florence" in "Khantshe in america".

In 1918 she acted in Krakow.

In 1919 she was in a member's troupe with its head Chaim Glickman, and since 1920 has been part of various member's troupes.

Her child Leale acts in children's roles in the theatre.
 

Sh. E. from Wolf Amzel.


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 1,  page 69.
 

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