Z. was born cir 1862 in
Her father was a violinist,
her mother a good [?], the former Countess Dembska[?].
She attended a school and
also learned music. However, due to the bad treatment she
received by her stepmother, she fled to her close[?] in
Warsaw and together with her sister went around for
years as a singer (she sang and danced). Working the entire time in
a non-Yiddish environment, was in contact with the
Yiddish theatre quartet with her brother Shimon (Shliferstein),
Rothstein, Feinstein and Berl Bernstein that
surprised, then she went with the quartet over Russia,
until they were in Pinsk where she worked in Shomer's
troupe and acted in the play "Der treyfniak".
Afterwards, she went back to London, where she acted
with Smit in the Princess Club, performing already as a
After she married actor
Julius Prond, Z. went around with the Yiddish theatre
across the English province, acting also in London and
she went off to America, where she worked in New York as
"Dinah" in "Bar kochba". Later Z. acted for several
years in English vaudeville under her husband's
direction in Baltimore at the Prince Street Theatre.
However, longing after her
father, Z. went back to London, where she acted for
two years in sketches in Yiddish, participating only
in plays during the afternoon performances.