Lives in the Yiddish
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
Devorah (Dorele) Hilsberg
She was born on 14 December
1926 in Vilna, Polish Lithuania.
Her father was the actor
Mordechai (Motl) Hilsberg.
She acted in children's
roles till the end of 1932 with the guest-starring Berta
Gerstin; in 1933 with Ludwig Satz and with Nellie Kesman;
in 1934 with Regina Zucker, Lucy German and Ida
Kaminska; in 1938 with Osip Runitsh and Genya Shlit in
In 1941 H. had already acted
in roles for adults in the Warsaw Ghetto in the "New
Azazel" for Chaim Sandler, and she participated in Viskind's production of Kobrin's "Dorfsyung".
H. was killed at the hands
of the Nazis in Treblinka in either 1942 or 1943.
Sh. E. from
father Mordechai Hilsberg.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 5, page 4257.
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