She was born in 1896 in
Novopoltavka, Kherson Gubernia, Ukraine. In 1904,
together with her family, she came to Brazil and in San
Paulo and began to learn music. In 1905 she arrived in
Already at a young age she
had a leaning to put on make-up, and dress up in
manly clothing, S. was a stand-in
for Yiddish theatre director Finkelstein, and for twelve
years she acted for Morris Axelrad in mother roles, an indication
of the attention that she received. Since then
she has acted in various troupes (with Vaksman, Marienhof, Goldenburg), and
she has had an especially large
success as "Khasye di yetumah (Chasia the Orphan)".
In 1915 S. went once again
to Brazil and acted there in the Yiddish theatre with
great success. The director for the Brazil Phoenix
Theatre then engaged her for the Brazilian stage, and
she also acted there with great success. However, due to her
sister's death, S. returned to Argentina, where she
remained and acted on the Yiddish stage.
On 26 September 1924 S.
passed away in Rosaria.
Sh. E. from Jacob Botoshansky.