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

1931-1969
 

Helene Gespass


G. was born circa 11886 in Lemberg, Eastern Galicia.

In 1905 she entered into Gimpel's chorus and there sang for a certain time as an alto, and then while in the chorus she acted in small roles with Edelhofer in Vienna, and vaudeville with the Weinberg brothers, Pepi Littmann and Itskovitsh in Galicia and Austria.

G. is a sister of the actress Frida Zibel and Ella Wallerstein.


M. E. from Sholem Perlmutter.


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 1,  page 506.
 

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