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 1875 in
Her father was a tailor.
At the age of fourteen she
went in as a chorus singer for Gimpel in a theatre, and a
short time later began to act in roles. In 1900 she
acted in Czernowitz and then with Avraham Axelrad
across Rumania, later with Tanentsap, traveling around
with Leresco and Treitler across Hungry (Budapest) and
England (London, Glasgow and Manchester) and then she
returned to Galicia.
In 1903 she married David
Wetstein and together with him acted in Galicia and
From 1914 to 1918 she acted
in Vienna and then until 1926 in Krakow with Jacob, with
Kompaneyets and with Adolph Meltzer.
Specialty: Soubrettes and
Since 1926 she hasn't acted
Sh. E. from
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 1, page 729.
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