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 in Lemberg,
Her father was a baker.
She finished a kreyz-school.
She sang in the local temple
together with Regina Zuckerberg, and afterwards
she performed in the chorus of Gimpel's Yiddish theatre,
where she was for three years and also acted in small
roles. From there she went over for a year to the
chorus of the Polish theatre, and at the same time
danced in ballet.
Due to an illness she
withdrew from stage activity for half a year, and
afterwards together with a sister, the wife of actor
Ebell, went to Romania, where her brother-in-law was
a partner in a troupe with Isidore Ashkenazy. There she
began acting in larger roles, especially mother roles.
After her marriage to
Ashkenazy she continued to act (a foreigner in Lemberg)
In 1926 she retired from the stage.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 1, page 112.
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