Lives in the Yiddish
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
S. was born on 27 August
1881 in Odessa, Ukraine. Step-sister of A. G.
Kompaneyets. At the age of ten years she entered
onto the stage with her brother's troupe, where she
acted until she was fifteen, when she began to perform
in prima donna roles as Barisova. Later S. acted as a
soubrette with Fiszon; five years later she performed
with members' troupes and afterwards married actor
For several years she acted
as a prima donna in Kaminska's troupe.
In 1905 S. acted in Warsaw
with Rosenthal-Arnstein and afterwards in character
roles, in Zandberg's Lodz's Grand Theatre. Later S.
married editor Yeshayahu Uger, acting afterwards until
the war, and after that retired from the stage, only
performing from time to time, also for charitable
events, or for
According to Z. Zylbercweig,
also during her acting on the stage she also excelled
with extraordinary naturalness. Her type, which she
produced, most of the time in many operetta's
repertoire, were oysgek?otn ful with life and had
made believers with the frequently lekherlere
phrase, which came out as she read. An odd?, lively
person and intimately she had brought out onto the stage and had success
in each role she made popular within the theatre world.
Sierotzka (Uger) -- "Di kaminska" ,Ta"k", Lodz,
N' 3, 1922.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 2, page 1496.
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