Lives in the Yiddish
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
Y. was born in May 1906 in
Warsaw, Poland. Her father was a ticket controller in
the Yiddish theatre and as such Y. as a child became
introduced to the theatre, where for six years she acted
in children's roles, first with Clara Young in "Zeyn veybs
man", later with Esther Rachel Kaminska in "Blimele".
Young [paid for=oybergerisn]
her studies with Krinsky in school and she became a
Through the actor Norflus
she was taken into an itinerant troupe and she toured
with the troupe as an understudy; that she had
acted in the hall of the Trade Workers Union, and soon
she settled into soubrette roles.
After acting with a member's
troupe in Bialystok, she traveled to Rumania, where she
acted in Kompaneyets' troupe, later returning to Poland
with Tsimbalist-Tsuker, Jacob Silbert and Betty Koenig,
then in the Warsaw Skala Theatre with Lipman and in
Kaminski's theatre with Nelly Casman, Pesakhe Burstein
and Menachem Rubin.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 2, page 929.
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