Lives in the Yiddish
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
Born in 1893 in Sokal, by
Lemberg, Eastern Galicia. Her father was a merchant.
finished an eight-class "kreyz"-school in Lemberg. She
began acting in 1911 in Czernowitz with Axelrad,
then with Adolph Meltzer in Iasi, in 1913 with Hershl Zuckerberg in Krakow.
Later B. went on a tour
across Galicia, and in 1914 she acted with Podzamcze in
Vienna, then in Prague with Klug. In 1916 B. came back
to Krakow and her acted for several years with Tsolman,
Yakov, and with Meltzer.
In 1919 B. guest-starred with
Kompaneyets in Lodz, and afterwards she broke into her
stage activity, performing only in 1926 with Schilling.
Specialty: Prima donna and
Sh. E. from Leon Herbst.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 1, page 243.
You can also read Roza's amended biography, in the Lexicon's volume 5, by
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