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 Bucharest, Rumania.
According to Itsikl
Goldenberg her name was Golda and she was the wife of a
theatre painter -- Weiss or Weissman.
During a conflict between
Goldfaden and his troupe, Goldfaden made it to America
with her. Goldfaden related in his autobiography: "The
new actress had quickly progressed on the stage, because
as a waif, only for the stage, she wasn't built to
frighten people and had a great deal of courage and
cheek. Then she acted in "Shmendrik", where she copied
very well the [antlofenem] Mogulesko..."
According to Itzhak Libresko,
Golditsa later acted in a members troupe across the
M. E. from Weinblatt's wife, Cesar Greenberg and Itsikl
B. Gorin -- History
of Yiddish Theatre", Vol. I, p. 194.
Sholem Perlmutter --
Der onfang fun idishen teater, "Di idishe velt",
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 1, page 270.
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