Born in Iasi, Romania. Father -- conductor for
Goldfaden. According to the memoirs of Itzhak Libresko,
her father could be "Velvl der groyser', who had first
written the notes for the melodies, that Goldfaden had
"composed" for his same first plays in
Iasi. She had She had, due to her parents' situation,
very early associated herself with the Yiddish theatre,
and thanks to her beautiful voice, began as a prima
In the Goldfaden troupe, she
made the acquaintance of the young actor Yosef Rozenberg,
married him and followed the same path to the stage as
him. Transferring from prima donna roles to character
roles, later to mother roles, as Z. Shokhat writes, had
"no small success also had Madame Rozenberg in her
mother roles. She became an first-rate performer".
In "Bader's Calendar" it is
indicated that she is a first-class mother role player
in the operettas, as in dramas.
The trudging around across
the small towns and villages under very difficult
conditions, had undermined her health and she passed
away in March 1923.
Her daughter, Berta, a
Yiddish actress, was involved in a tragic death in New
York. Her son, Tuviya, a Yiddish prompter and actor, and
her father-in-law Emil Frides, were in Hitler's period
killed by the Nazis. Her daughter Golditsa, who was a
"slice" of a capable actress, passed away as a nine-year
M. E. from her
husband Yosef Rozenberg.
Z. Shokhat -- Geshtorben
in lemberg a idisher aktyor, vos in a gantsen leben
geven toyb, "Forward", N. Y., 28 May 1932.