Lives in the Yiddish
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
Z. was born in 1896 in
Odessa, Ukraine, to well-to-do parents.
She learned in Jabotinsky's
At the age of twelve she
began to study music with the Spanish singer Anna Muniz.
At the age of fifteen she performed in the conservatory
in Peterburg, and two years later she learned in Milan,
Italy with Professors Vanz and Cardinal.
She debuted in Milan in the
middle role of the opera "Zonabula", afterwards
performing across Italy with Cardinal's troupe and later
traveled to Russia in chamber concerts.
After the Revolution, she
went to Argentina and performed in Yiddish theatre,
debuting as "Mirele" in Goldfaden's "Di kishufmakherin".
Here Z. learned how to read and write Yiddish and
remained as a prima donna in Argentina's Yiddish
Sh. E. from Y. M. Warshawski.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 1, page 733.
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