Lives in the Yiddish
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
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.
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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