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
 

Basia Liebgold


Born in Przemysl, Galicia, she began her stage career as a chorus girl in the Galician province.

After her marriage to Zalmen Liebgold, she became a soubrette, later a prima donna, and in the end she switched to comedy character roles in the Yiddish troupe (et al.) of Frances? in Czechoslovakia.

Her son Leon acts on the Yiddish stage.
 

M. E. from Julius Gutman, Shmai UriKh and Karl Veynberg.


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 2, page 1025.
Also see Basya's amended biography in the Lexicon's memorial volume no. 5 by clicking here.
 

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