Lives in the Yiddish
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
W. was born in 1897 in
She completed a middle school
and then worked in a bank. In the evening time she
performed in the Polish and the dramatic section of the
trade employees. Later she participated in Yiddish
in the dramatic section for the "Hazmir" and when in
Warsaw there found "Dos artistishe vinkele". W.
became there a member and toured with the troupe across
the Polish province.
In 1919 W. toured with the
Vilna Troupe where she acted for two years and
then participated in the provincial troupe, "Yung bine",
then she went over to the Warsaw Central Theatre,
attending at the same time Polish dramatic courses in
W. went on a tour across
Western Europe with part of the Vilna Troupe that was
run by Azro, W. came in 1924 to America, where she for
several years was associated with the Vilna Troupe, and
she settled afterwards in California where she acts
from time to time.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 1, page 670.
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