Z. was born in 1870 in
Her father was a cantor.
When Fishzon's troupe
performed in Simferopol, Z. due to her beautiful voice,
was taken into his chorus, although she first performed
in Yekaterinoslav. For a short time she later took on
small roles and soon became popular in Russia as a
singer in Goldfaden's repertoire. Then she also
performed successfully in the "modern" repertoire.
In 1903 Z. married actor
Yitzhak Zandberg and then acted for two years in the
troupes of Fishzon and Kaminska. They came to Lodz in
1905, where her husband took over the direction of the
Since then Z. has acted
rarely and went more into the unofficial management of
the theatre. After her husband's death, Z. directed the
theatre for a certain time, at first together with M. D.
Vaksman, and later as a co-partner with Vaksman, Julius
Adler and Herman Serotsky.
First the fire at the Grand
Theatre eliminated Z. completely from the Yiddish
theatre, and after lying sick for two years, she finally
passed away, departing on 10 March 1925 in Lodz.