Lives in the Yiddish
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
She was born on 8 June 1889
in Bucharest, Rumania.
Her father was an usher in
the Rumanian and Yiddish theatres.
She lived in the court of
the Yiddish Jignitza theatre.
She finished a four-class
folkshul and learned in a three-class gymnasium.
She became a chorus singer in
the Yiddish theatre, then she worked in a tie factory.
The actor Adolf Segal of
Iasi took her into his troupe, and she learned how to
read Yiddish and from then went into small roles. From
time to time she performed as a prima donna, later she
began to act as grand dames until Kaner put her into a
troupe and put her into old-comical roles -- a specialty
in which G. has performed since then in various troupes
Sh. E. from
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 1, page 471.
You can see Roza's amended biography in the memorial Volume 5 by clicking
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