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
 

Zisl Gorlitska-Reinglass
 

 

G. was born on 27 December 1912 in Lodz, Poland.

After completing a middle school, her father, a great lover of the theatre, was brought to the poet Moshe Broderzon, the leader of the small arts theatre "Arrt", where she, due to her voice and acting abilities, was taken in as a member.

With "Arrt" she visited Warsaw, and G. performed as a prima donna in Yiddish operettas, and G. [subsequently] acted across Poland and abroad in operettas and in dramas.

After her marriage to actor Jacob Reinglass, she acted together with him and [makht oykh mit], during the Second World War, the fate of the [glikhtlinge] in the Soviet Union, where she possibly, during the time span of seven years stayed to act in the Yiddish theatre and perform on the radio in Polish and Russian song.

In 1948, together with her husband and son, she came to her family in Toronto, Canada, where she performed in Yiddish productions and concerts. She last participated in English in local television.


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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 3, page 2132.
 

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