Lives in the Yiddish
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
Born on 26 May 1891 in
Lemberg, western Galicia.
Her father was the theatre
director and actor Chaim Binyamin Treitler.
As a six-year-old child she began to act with her
father's troupe which he then led in Rumania. Later she
traveled with the troupe to England.
In 1902 she came with her
family to America, and performed here in vaudeville.
In 1913 she began to act in
the legitimate theatre in Newark and later in Brooklyn,
In 1917 she married the
actor Jacob Jacobs, and began to act at the Lenox
Theatre, afterwards at the Grand Theatre, and since 1926
at the National Theatre.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 1, page 549.
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