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
 

Clara Gold
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G. was born in 1888 in New York, America. Her father was a house painter, who traveled soon after her birth back with his [nantzer] family to Lemberg, where G. learned in a school.

At the age of thirteen, G. returned with her family to America. Through her cousin Tsila Gold she was taken in as a chorus girl into the Windsor Theatre, where she was for a few years. Then she acted for several years in the various varieties of New York, until she became a member in the union, and she acted for a season with Hershel Zuckerberg in New York, two seasons in the Liberty Theatre with Julius Adler and Serotsky, an individual season in the Prospect (Charles Groll and Abie Adler). Lyric (A. Lillian), two seasons in Philadelphia with Hershel Zuckerberg, a single season in the Liberty (Anshel Schorr), the Hopkinson (Louie Weiss), and 1929 in the Liberty Theatre.

Specialty: Character roles.
 

M. E.


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 1, page 264.
 

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