Lives in the Yiddish
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
E. was born on 23 December
1899 in Berdichev, Ukraine. Her parents were merchants,
who in 1909 moved over to Kiev, where E. attended in her
early youth a theatre production and copied them (the
actors) at home.
Until the October Revolution
[ekstergevet] and later she completed a middle school.
Against the wishes of her parents she was taken in, and
at the age of fifteen, where she learned music and until age
seventeen she performed in the Kiev Conservatory.
In 1919 she was taken to
Moscow, where she worked in a State house. In 1920 she
performed in the studio of Moscow's Yiddish
Camera Theatre, and a year later in Myerkhold's studio.
Afterwards, she performed and studied in the Kiev studio
with the "Kultur-Lige (Culture League)" until she
came to Moscow and then crossed over to "Vim't".
From 1925-1928 she acted in
Kharkov's Yiddish State Theatre in the Ukraine, after in
Kiev's Yiddish State Theatre. Since 1920 E. has acted
again in the Kharkov Yiddish State Theatre.
E. is the wife of poet
Khayim Gildin and a sister of the actress Eva Wine (sp).
Sh. E. from Mark Leipziker.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 2, page 1570.
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