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 in 1880 in Vilna, Polish Lithuania, into a
poor, working family.
Her father was a carpenter.
Having a beautiful voice,
she performed as a prima donna in the troupes of Genfer,
Lipovski. Later for a year she performed across the
cities and shtetls with Kompaneyets' troupe. Later she
acted with Ben-Tsion Witler.
In the last years she
returned to Vilna, where she lived by the [karger
emerytur], that the Yiddish Artists Union in Poland
that she used to receive in irregular remittances(?).
In 1943 she was killed at
the hands of the Nazis.
Sh. E. from
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 5, page 4805.
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