DOVID DRUBIN (1883-August 12, 1952)
He was born in Zlatopol, Ukraine. He came to Canada in 1905. For a time he lived in Winnipeg, later in Montreal. He wrote stories, humorous sketches, and monologues in Keneder odler (Canadian eagle), R. Brainin’s Der veg (The way), Idisher zhurnal (Jewish journal), and Dos yidishe vort (The Yiddish word) in Winnipeg, among others. In books: A shpigl fun lebn (A mirror of life) (Montreal, 1939), 103 pp.; Bilder fun lebn (Pictures from life) (Montreal, 1943), 104 pp. He died in Montreal.
Source: Kh. L. Fuks, Hundert yor yidishe un hebreishe literatur in kanade (A century of Yiddish and Hebrew literature in Canada) (Montreal, 1980).
Berl Kagan, comp., Leksikon fun yidish-shraybers (Biographical dictionary of Yiddish writers) (New York, 1986), col. 202.