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 1885 in
Grodno, Polish Lithuania, into an intellectual family,
where they soon moved over to Warsaw, where G. learned
in a gymnasium. She [ongeredt] through a friend -- a
Yiddish actress, connecting G. with the Yiddish theatre,
and broke away because of her relationship with her
After acting for several
seasons in provincial troupes, G. performed in the
Elizeum and in Kaminski's troupes, participating in old
operettas and dramatic repertoire.
During wartime G. acted for
several years in Russia, then she performed together
with her husband, A. Samberg, in Warsaw's Central
Theatre, going over to a new, pure repertoire. From
there she was engaged by the Vilna Troupe with whom she
was associated with until the beginning of 1929.
Specialty: Mother roles.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 1, page 256.
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