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 on 3 March 1909
in Warsaw, Poland.
Her parents were merchants
who carried themselves over to Russia.
Due to the fact that her
brother, Peter Amatin, was a Yiddish actor, G. had the
opportunity to his nont to the theatre, and as a child
acted in children's roles with Rapel in the Bolgarov
theatre, and she used to arrange children's productions in the homes.
When her family immigrated to
Constantinople, G. also acted there in children's roles.
Here she also learned in school and music with the
theatre director Grushkovsky-Grushkov.
Afterwards she traveled with
her brother to Rumania, and there she began to act in
adult roles in her brother's troupe, later in a member's
troupe with Jacob Silbert as the guest-star, then across
the province, and in the summer of 1924 with Ettinger
and again with various itinerant troupes, in 1927 for
Reysh in Czernowitz and later through Itsikl Goldenberg
first came the opportunity to act with Baratov.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 1, page 262.
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