Lives in the Yiddish
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
Born in 1892 in Odessa,
Her parents were pious,
She studied in a
gymnasium and often attended the Russian dramatic
In 1910 it was her first
time in a Yiddish production: The Fishzon troupe in
the Bolgarova Theatre.
She was introduced to
the actor Iris; later she married him.
In 1921 when she came to
Rumania in Misha Fishzon's "Muster Theatre" and it
[felt oys] the role of "Frume" in "Yankel der
(Yankel the Blacksmith)"; [bakumt zi, kegn ir mans
viln,] the role.
From then on she played
in the troupes of Misha Fishzon, Morris Ziegler and
in 1928-9 in Vienna.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 1, page 59.
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