S. was born on 10 October
1900 in New York, America.
Her parents were Jacob and
She completed public school
and learned in high school.
From age four to twelve she
acted in children's roles, but she transferred out of
acting due to her studies. Later she began to perform in
adult roles in "Silbert's Third Street Theatre" in New
York, then traveled with her parents across the province
and first acted in roles with her father during their
guest appearance in Buenos Aires.
Z. also acted in the Mt. Morris
Theatre with Gabel, in the Yiddish Art Theatre
(Schnitzer -- Ben Ami), in the province with
Schildkraut. She later toured in her first roles in operettas
-- at first in the Liberty and later at the Lyric
Theatre. She married the manager of the Hopkinson
Theatre, Oscar Green, who referred to the theatre by her
On the way back from her
wedding of Z. on 21 July 1924, she perished during a
ship catastrophe on her way from Boston to New York. She
was brought to her eternal rest in New York on the
burial grounds of the Yiddish Theatrical Alliance.
On Z.'s gravestone is
inscribed a song from A. L. Wolfsohn.