Lives in the Yiddish
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
M. was born on 2 December
1896 in Lemberg, Galicia, to progressive parents. Due to
her father's passing she was forced to abandon her
studies in the gymnasium and to become a tailor.
She debuted with "amateurs"
in a Yiddish production of "Di veber (The Weaver)" under
the direction of Karol Adventovitsh.
In 1912 she came to Vienna,
where she worked for the first time as a tailor in a
factory and in the evening worked in a drama circle
with the Yiddish educational union "Ferdinand Lasal".
After her marriage to Abish
Meisels she entered as a professional into the Yiddish
theatre and began to act with the "Freye folksbine" et
al. of Itzhak Deytsh, later in other troupes in Galicia
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 2, page 1297.
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