Lives in the Yiddish
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
V. was born in 1884 in
Her father was a lease
holder of the post and an animal dealer.
She studied in a school and
studied Yiddish with a tutor.
As a child she came with her
mother to America, and in Cleveland she performed in the
chorus of the Yiddish theatre, later she began to act in
In New York she performed
together with her husband, Louie Gilrod, in Yiddish
vaudeville where she acted for fifteen years,
participating from time to time in Yiddish theatre
productions within the provinces.
Later V. retired from the
from Louie Gilrod.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 1, page 696.
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