Born in Tarnow, Galicia. In
her autobiography, she writes in deytsherish,
recalling that she comes from a Yiddish Orthodox family,
that she descends...125 years aumbaflekt, and
Kaiser Franz Josef had it eynghantik confirmed.
The yikhus letter had found itself on format with
her uncle Horowitz's children in Krakow. Her
grandfather was burgermeister, then an official in the
Zaltsgrubn in Bochnia (Galicia), and her parents
had a pawnshop, then a restaurant in Bochnia.
Sh. completed an advanced
middle school of eight classes in Bochnia,
simultaneously she attended evening courses and learned
Yiddish and German. As a student he acted in Polish for
voyltetike purposes. Against her parents' wishes,
she married actor Gustav Shvartsbard, and as a married
woman, had her husband she aroused to the theatre,
because they had the play rewritten, probably for the
censors, in a good German, and from a material
standpoint he also motivated her to become an actress.
From 1904 until 1906 Sh.
acted in Warsaw in various theatres with the
once-prominent actor, and also a long time across the
province, in Russia, the Crimea and Bessarabia. She was
in many areas in various countries in Europe, performing
with member troupes, translated into Yiddish the play
"Di tsvey betler yungen", also into Polish -- Gordin's "Chasia
Sh.'s brother-in-law was
Moshe Weisfeld, one of the first Yiddish theatre
directors in Warsaw, and hr other brother-in-law and