Lives in the Yiddish
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
Born in 1897 in Iasi,
At the age of eleven, she
came to America and a short time later performed at the
Broadway Music Hall together with David Meyerowitz,
Bessie Treitler (later Jacobs), Esther Glickman, Sam
Klinetsky, later in the Atlantic Garden in Brooklyn, and
in Aged's Vaudeville House.
On the legitimate stage she
debuted as "Devorale" with a troupe at the Independent
Hall in New York.
After he marriage to Harry
Milberg, she retired from the professional stage and
settled in Asbury Park, New Jersey, where there is a rest home
for Yiddish actors and writers.
M. participated in the
production of the local "amateurs", and she also
performed with imitators of popular Yiddish actresses.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 2, page 1314.
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