Lives in the Yiddish
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
(Malkha Rivka Rozenberg)
G. was born in 1882 in Mlawa, Poland.
At the age of twelve she was
taken to a stepbrother in London with her mother and
sister, where she became a tailor. G. later became a
chorus singer in troupes that acted in halls, and at the
age of fourteen she had already acted in mother roles.
Later G. went over to a
stable troupes, and had the opportunity to act with
Feinman, Adler and Moshkovitsh. G. also had acted in
South Africa, the first time with the M. D. Vaksman's
troupe, then with Wallerstein's troupe and in Argentina
with Feinman, afterward acting with Joseph Kessler's
troupe in England, France, Belgium and in Rumania.
Sh. E. from
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 1, page 377.
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