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 on 25 March 1900
in Lodz, Poland. Her parents were merchants.
She learned in a cheder and
completed a four-class school. After school she declared
and participated in children's productions -- she was
called "The Actress".
In 1913 V. also performed
for the first time as "Chasye" in the amateur group
"Drama and Music", and soon was called upon by the actor
Plavner and was taken into his troupe for the big
theatre, where she acted together with Vaksman, Kharaz
and Michalesko in various children's roles.
Afterwards she acted with
Isaakovitsh across the province, later acting in the
Adler-Serotsky school-theatre, then in the provincial
troupe of Likhtiger, where she acted for seven months.
From there she acted a year
in Vienna, again a year in Poland, a season in
Lithuania, and in 1920 she acted in Paris, and from
time-to-time in Switzerland and Belgium.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 1, page 725.
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