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