Lives in the Yiddish Theatre
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN THE yIDDISH THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"

1931-1967
 

Saltshe Vaynberg
(Sara Likht)

She was born on 16 October 1878 in Przemysl, Galicia, into a family of tradesmen.

At the age of fifteen she married the actor Herman Vaynberg and performed in the chorus of the Lemberg Polish Opera, where afer a short time, she also became a small party singer.

V. went over to Gimpel's Yiddish Theatre. Only because of material needs did she perform in the "cabaret" of Yoshe Hand and traveled around (with her husband) with Yiddish variety across Hungary, Bulgaria, Bemen (Bohemia?) and Germany.

Later she returned back to the Yiddish theatre, where she acted for a short time in prima donna roles and more recently as grand-dames, mostly in Vienna.

V. also participated partly in a production of the "Di froy idishe folks-bine".

Several of V.'s children are connected with the Yiddish theatre as musicians.


Sh. E. from Herman Vaynberg.

M. E. from Jacob Mestel.

 


 

 

 

 


 

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Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the  "Lexicon of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig, Volume 1, page 683.
 

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