Lives in the Yiddish
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
P. was born on 17 May 1898
in Bendin, Poland.
Her family were merchants.
Until the age of fourteen
she learned in a woman's school.
In 1914 she was a member of
the "Hazamir" chorus in Sosnowiec, and in the productions
of the dramatic section by "Hazamir" she acted in the
chief role in the offered operetta in an ordinary
Yiddish theatre repertoire.
In 1920 she immigrated with
her husband Avraham Yitzhak Pokh to Metz
(Alsace-Lorraine), where she acted in the "Kultur-Lige
League)", and later for a long time with the actor Joseph
Kessler, Krause and Lantsman, later in her husband's
troupe and the troupe of H. B. Epstein and Akselrad.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 3, page 1633.
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