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 on 21 March 1884
in Vilna, Polish Lithuania.
She is the sister of Peretz
At the age of eight she
came to America.
She finished a
folkshul, learned Hebrew and Chumash with a rabbi.
In 1900 she began to
write Yiddish songs as "Shulamit", and since that time
often participated in Yiddish periodical journals.
On 19 December 1923 at
the Grand Street Theatre in New York, she put on a [voyletetikn
avek] directed by Cesar Greenberg, W.'s play "Lomir makhn
Zalmen Reyzen -- "Leksikon
fun der yidisher literatur (Lexicon of Yiddish
Literature)", Vol. I, pp. 990.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 1, page 727.
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