Lives in the Yiddish
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
Born on 3 June 1900 in
She completed a birger
At age four or five she sung
in the local temple and through the choir leader was
taken into the Lemberg Yiddish theatre (Dir.-- Gimpel),
where she rose very rapidly to become a prima donna.
Besides in Lemberg Y. also
acted in Galicia and Rumania and guest-starred in Poland
(Lodz, in the Grand Theatre) and also the [Rand] areas.
Y. married Dr. Mauritsi
Gimpel, a son of Emil Gimpel, the current director of
the theatre in Lemberg, where she acts until today.
According to Yoel Spigel, Y.
also acted in dramatic roles and sung in the theatre
chorus before she came into the temple chorus.
Sh. E. and M. E. from Yoel Spigel.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 2, page 911.
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