Lives in the Yiddish
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
T. was born on 12 April 1890
in Unieva, Kalish Gubernia, Poland; when she was young
she became an orphan and was raised by her grandfather.
She learned in a Polish school, then in a cheder. Lager
she traveled to Lodz. There she worked in a business and
participated in "amateur" productions, where she acted
as "Manka" in Asch's "Got fun nekome (God of Vengeance)"
(Dir. -- Y. Oskar), and "Gitele" in Gordin's "Der
yidisher kenig lir (The Jewish King Lear)", because it
was the proprietor who refused
her [stand=shtel]? and she was taken in to act
professionally in Yiddish vaudeville theatres, then with
various itinerant troupes, together with her husband.
Sh. E. from
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 2, page 867.
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