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 London,
Her father was a musician in
the Yiddish theatre.
As a child she came to
America, and here she finished public and high school,
and she received a musical education.
G.'s first connection with
the theatre was as an organist in a movie house and in
the Yiddish and English vaudeville houses.
In 1924 G. debuted as "Tsigeyner
meydl" by Lateiner and Rumshinsky for Anshel Schorr in
Philadelphia, and in 1927-8 she acted in Chicago,
1928-9 at the Rolland Theatre.
Specialty: Prima donna.
Jacob Kirschenbaum -- "Neye
pnimer oyf unzer bine", "Morning Journal", N.Y., 5 October 1928.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 1, page 530.
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