Lives in the Yiddish
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
One of the first prima donnas of the
Yiddish stage in Europe. Around 1890 she was married to actor
Samuilov, who had acted in Russia and Galicia. Later she had married
the prompter Lukatsher.
She performed as a prima donna in Valera
Garden and later with Vertheyt in Budapest (Hungary), where she
married the then prompter Anshel Schorr and then with him together
were engaged in Kalmen Juvelier's troupe in Rumania (circa 1896).
Later she came to America and there
acted in various theatres and passed away in New York circa 1929.
According to M. B. Samuilov, S. was a
fine actress, a very popular prima donna (especially in "Shulamis"
and in the prima donna role of "Bar kokhba" and "Shlomo hamelekh")
and very much appreciated among her colleagues due to her devoted
Sh. E. from M. B. Samuilov.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 2, page 1441.
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