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