Lives in the Yiddish
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
She was born in 1881 in
Kishinev, Bessarabia. Her parents were owners of a
Due to family poverty, she
immigrated with her mother to Rumania, and here the
young S. later, with some girls, performed for two years
with [folks-lirer-kontsertn: popular poems-concerts] of
Mordechai Segalesco heard
her sing in Bucharest and took her to into the Jignitza
Theatre, where she acted for two years (listed as Regina
Afterwards S. was a chorus
singer for a year with Goldenberg and later
there a soubrette. After her marriage to actor Sholem Simovitsh, she again acted in Bucharest.
After the war S. obtained a
concession to lead a Yiddish troupe and since then has
performed around with various smaller troupes across
S.'s daughter is the wife of
actor Adolph Tefner.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 2, page 488.
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