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 20 July 1897
in Riga, Latvia. Her parents were manufacturers. She
completed a middle school in Peterburg and studied as a
piano player in the local conservatory.
In 1919 she entered as a
in Granovsky's studio and then automatically crossed
over into what existed for "Mim't", going on tour in
1928 across Western Europe.
E. was the first to act in
the troupe in the roles: "Manka" in Sholem Asch's "God
of Vengeance", "Madam" in Sholem Aleichem's "200,000", "Fraydl"
in Sholem Aleichem's "Mazel tov", "Baroness" in Romen's
"Trudek", "Sender's Wife" in Mendele Mokher Sefarim's "Masoes̀
Binyamin ha-shelishi" et al.
E. also participated in the
film "Yidishe glikn (Jewish Luck)", from Sholem
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 2, page 1590.
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