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 Ludmir, Volin.
Her father was a colonist,
who soon went off to Argentina.
L. began to act in 1921 in
Buenos Aires under the direction of Marienhof and
Glazunov, debuting as "Yehudit" in "Uriel Acosta". From
then L. acted in various troupes, also with Lobel and
Boris Auerbach, then a season under the leadership of
Thomashefsky, and a season under the leadership of
In 1924 L. acted under the
direction of Mark Arnstein and went on a tour
across the Yiddish colonies of Argentina.
In 1926 she was in the Folks
Theatre under the direction of Zaslavsky. In the same
year she married Jacob Botashansky. Then she acted in
other troupes, having the opportunity to act with
Maurice Schwartz's troupes, especially in Europe.
Kh. Emer -- "Shylok" in
munitsipal teater, "Braz. id. prese", 19 November 1929.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 2, page 1172.
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