Lives in the Yiddish
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
Jacob P. Alder brought her over at the end of the 1890s
According to his information
G. completed the conservatory in Vienna.
G.'s first production came at the Windsor Theatre in the play "Fra diavolo",
-- according to Bessie Thomashefsky -- "A great
operetta, spoken in Yiddish, and she alone, the prima
donna, [heyst es], has spoken German. A sympathetic
German-Yiddish daughter with a high Jewish nose and deep
black eyes. She spoke softly and elegantly as would a
G.'s first appearance was [farkilt],
and she suffered a terrible [durkhfal], such that, she
soon had to retire from the Yiddish stage.
Bessie Thomashefsky -- "Meyn
lebens-geshikhte", pp. 245-248.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 1, page 470.
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