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 1878 in
Blazhava, Galicia. She attended a folkshul and learned Yiddish privately with a teacher.
In 1890 she
came to America, did various trades here, and became a
member early on in the "Diamond Star Dramatic Club" and
later in the Abraham Goldfaden Dramatic Club where she
had the opportunity to participate in their productions.
In 1897 G. married Samuel
Grossman and settled in Boston, where today she acts
professionally under the management of Joseph Phillip
and H. Wachtel.
G. later with her husband
and her children, who all became actors, toured across
America where they first acted in dramas, later in
Sh. E. from
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 1, page 523.
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