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 on 28 December
1897 in Simferopol, Crimea, into a well-to-do family.
She completed a Russian
In 1916 she entered into an
"amateur" circle under the auspices of actor Grisha
In 1917 she was in the
studio with the Kharkov "Unzer vinkl" and later in the
In 1921 she came to Vilna
where she married Yosef Veyshof. Here she acted for
seven years, having by this time the opportunity to act
with Esther Rachel Kaminska, Zigmunt Turkow, Julius
Adler, Rudolf Zaslavsky, A. Samberg and Shlomo Kutner.
In 1927-28 she toured Poland with Baratov and Potocka,
in 1928-31 with
the Kadish-Khash troupe, in 1931-32 in Riga, and in
1932-33 in Bialystok.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 2, page 1051.
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