Monday, 4 April 2016


            He was well-known Warsaw wedding entertainer in the late nineteenth century.  He authored stories and songs which were sung by the people.  His collection Dray naye berimte lider (Three new celebrated songs) (Warsaw, 1899), 16 pp., included the songs: “Min hametsar” (Out of distress), “Adam veḥave” (Adam and Eve), and “Der morder-retseyekh” (The murderer)—which were for many years exceedingly popular.

Sources: Nakhmen Hoberman, Nokh etlekhe verter vegn tsienismus (A few more words about Zionism), prospects from the publisher Y. L. Morgenshtern at the end of the pamphlet (Warsaw, 1902), p. 26.

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