Wednesday, 27 January 2016

ALEKSANDER GUBNITSKI

ALEKSANDER GUBNITSKI (August 22, 1912-1974)
            He was born in Monasterishche, Ukraine.  In the late 1920s he moved with his parents to Birobidzhan and in the mid-1930s to Moscow.  His first notes and short stories appeared in Yiddish publications in the 1930s.  The majority of his output was published in Sovetish heymland (Soviet homeland).  In book form: Mayn oytser (My treasure) (Moscow: Sovetski pisatel, 1973), 358 pp.  He died in Moscow.

Source: Sovetish heymland, Materyaln far a leksikon fun der yidisher sovetisher literatur (Materials for a handbook of Soviet Jewish literature) (September 1975).

Berl Kagan, comp., Leksikon fun yidish-shraybers (Biographical dictionary of Yiddish writers) (New York, 1986), col. 148.

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