Born in Przemysl, Galicia,
she began her stage career as a chorus girl in the Galician
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 troupes (et al.) of Frances? in
Czechoslovakia. In general, L. had worked together on the same
Yiddish stage as her husband. In 1936 L. acted with the
Germans in the Warsaw "Novoshtshi" Theatre in the play "Rukheles
kinder (Rachel's Children)".
She escaped during the the
outbreak of the Second World War from her habitat from
Krakow to Tarnow where she had with her husband
worked until 1942 by the Nazis through hunger and the
cold. And when there was not any more that she could
produce, with her husband and daughter Tanke, they was
sent to Treblinka where they found their disgraceful
Her son Leon acted on the
Yiddish stage in America. Her other son, Jan, who until
1942 was sent to work in Pustkov, in 1945 was found by his
brother Leon, who had served in the American army in
Germany, and he was brought over to America.
Sh. E. from her son Leon Liebgold.
"Lexicon of the Yiddish
Theatre", Vol. 2, Warsaw, 1934, p. 1025.