Lives in the Yiddish
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
L. was born in 1890 in
She is the sister of the
actress Miriam Gurevitsh.
She completed a folkshul.
In 1907 she entered as a
chorus girl for Leyzer Bernstein in Lublin.
In 1909 she acted in roles
with Lanzman in Kalisz, then with Sabsey in Vilna and in
1911 with Sam Adler, where she acted for three years.
In 1914 she was a prima
donna with Rothstein, then with Krause in Odessa, later
in Turkey and Rumania and again in Russia, acting as a
soubrette with Fishzon and in various other troupes.
In 1921, together with her
husband, Itzhak Latovitsh, she came to Poland, where she
has acted since then in various troupes.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 2, page 963.
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