G. was born on 5 February
1885 in Lemberg, Galicia.
Her father was a military
contractor of boots.
She completed a four-class
G. used to attend the
Yiddish theatre, Gimpel caught her performing], noticing that she
had a beautiful voice, so he took her into the chorus
where she performed for several years secretly from her
father. Afterwards she was taken by Ebell to Przemysl,
where she acted in such roles as "Khasya" in "A mentsch
zol men zeyn".
After acting for him for two
seasons, G. was engaged by Axelrad, with whom she acted
for several seasons in Czernowitz and in the province.
Then she led a partnership troupe for six years with
In 1914 g. acted in Vienna
with Podzamtshe, and she later participated in the "Free
Folksbiene" in serious dramatic roles.
In 1922 G. participated in
the Picon-Aschkenazy troupe, acting in Rumania as well as
in Warsaw; then two seasons in Paris with Blumental,
three seasons with breaks in London with J. Kessler, and
then again in Vienna, where she acted in the Podzamtshe
G. also participated in
several motion pictures.
"Prese shtimen fun der
yidisher freyer folks bine".