L. was born on 3 August 1894
in Lodz, Poland. She received an Orthodox education,
learned in Yarotshinki's school and in Poznanski's
Under the influence of her
sisters, she performed on the Zhitomir stage in Lodz,
and she became for fifteen years a chorus singer in the
Yiddish theatre. After a short time she went away to
Pinsk, where she became prima donna in Feivishov's
troupe. She returned to Lodz, entered into the local
Yiddish theatre (Director I. Zandberg), and there she
had the opportunity to act with the guest-starring
American-Yiddish actors Malvina Lobel, Elias Rothstein,
Leopold Kaner, Clara Young, and the English-Yiddish
actors Sherman, Vaksman and Fanny Varya Epstein.
In 1914 she acted in Lodz's
Skala Theatre (Directors Adler-Serotsky), 1916--in
Warsaw's Yiddish theatres, 1917--went to the Ukraine and
there acted with Clara Young, 1919-22--she acted with
Zaslavsky, 1922--joined "Kunst-vinkl (Artist's Corner)",
where she acted until 1927. 1928--she acted with
guest-starring Julius Adler and 1929--in an
all-Ukrainian state theatre for small forms "Gezkult" in
Kharkov. Since 1930 she has withdrawn from the stage and
has devoted herself to the drama work in clubs.
L. completed the Kiev
three-year state courses for foreign languages as a
translator and trade correspondent, the Kiev dramatic
institute under the name of Lisenko, and about [greyt-]
courses for being a club regisseur of dramatic works.
In 1910 L. sang in
gramophones in Lodz, and in 1912 in Vilna.
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