S. was born on 18 May 1893
in London, England. Her father was a chorus singer in
the Yiddish theatre in America, later moving to
South Africa, where he took up with shoemaking.
Here S. attended English
school and acted in children's roles in the Yiddish
troupes of Magidzon and Morris Vaksman, debuting in
Goldfaden's "Doctor Almasada". Later she acted in
soubrette roles in the Yiddish theatre in South Africa.
In 1912 she was called to
London by Moshkovitsh for a theatre in which she acted in
soubrette roles with Ludwig Satz.
In 1913 she went together
with Morris Moshkovitsh to Argentina, where she acted as
his partner. From here she traveled back to London where
she acted again as Moshkovitsh's partner, until he left
the Yiddish stage. Afterwards she went over to the
troupe of Joseph Kessler.
In 1918 she acted on the
English stage in London, together with Joseph Sherman.
In 1924 she arrived in
Argentina, where she acted in the local Yiddish theatre
under the direction of Y. Nuger, having the opportunity
to act in 1931 with Jacob Ben-Ami and Jacob Mestel
during their guest appearance in Buenos Aires.
Sh. E. from
M. E. from Ester Wallerstein.
Sh. R. [Rozhanski] --
Sara sylvia's ern-ovnt, in "Ekselsior", "Id. tsayt",
Buenos Aires, 22 Nov. 1929.