Lives in the Yiddish Theatre
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"

1931-1969
 

Izela Lateiner
(Gitele Finkelshteyn)


L. was born in 1860 in Iasi, Rumania.

Her father was a broker.

She learned in a Rumanian Talmud Torah and through private study acquired the knowledge of some European languages.

While young she married playwright Joseph Lateiner and together with him came to America in 1884.

On 26 January 1894 through Boris Thomashefsky there was staged in the Thalia Theatre L.'s and her husband's drama "The Hugeuenot, or Di blutike hokhtseyt".

In 1896 -- according to B. Gorin -- there was performed L.'s translation of Schiller's "William Tell".

On 30 December 1909 L. passed away in New York.
 

M. E. from her husband Joseph Lateiner.

B. Gorin -- "History of Yiddish Theatre", Vol. II, p. 268.


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 2, page 964.
 

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