Lives in the Yiddish
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
Born on 8 September 1909
in Czernowitz, Bukovina.
Her father owned a
Even while in school,
she was already a good singer.
Being young, she used to
work with a milliner.
Her cousin, the actor
Adolf Tefner, introduced her to Sarah Kanner, who
brought her into the troupe where she acted in
After that, T. played
In 1928 she traveled
with her cousin to Bucharest, and she played there in
a Yiddish variety show.
Then together with him,
she played a season in a theatrical troupe Pomul
Verde in Iasi, and since that time she has remained on
the Yiddish stage as a soubrette.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 2, page 860.
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