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 Vilna, Polish
Lithuania. He was raised by the theatre director Nahum
and the actress Esther Lipovski.
In 1914 she began to act in
children's roles with the American actors Charles
Nathanson, Leopold Kaner et al, who guest-starred with
Lipovski in Vilna, during the World War she was with the
Lipovski family in Harbin, Siberia, Kharkov, Odessa
and other cities, where she already had acted in
After her marriage in Kovno
she transferred out of acting on the stage for three
In 1923 she again began to
act in Vilna's Folks-teater (People's Theatre), then in
Lemberg, Krakow, Lublin and other cities in Poland.
In 1928 she settled in
Kovno, where she acted in the local Yiddish theatre.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 2, page 930.
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