Lives in the Yiddish
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
Born in 1874 in Kiev, Ukraine, to
well-to-do parents. She completed a gymnasium and later became a
In 1892 through her father, a patron of
Yiddish theatre and a personal friend of Avraham Fishzon, she became
a frequent visitor to the Yiddish theatre during Fishzon's
guest-starring appearances in Kiev. Afterwards she joined him in
his troupe, where she acted and sang and then went into dramatic
After acting for several years in
Fishzon's troupe, she crossed over to the troupe of Sabsey and then
into various other troupes.
In 1928 she, together with her sister
Rosie and her sister-in-law H. Veysman, settled in Tiflis, where
they acted until 1928, where she became paralyzed and lost the
possibility of performing on the stage.
M. was the wife of actor Kalina.
Sh. E. from Mark Leiptsiker
and M. E. from A. G. Kompaneyets.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 2, page 1340.
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