Sunday, 5 June 2016


LUDVIG VINOGRAD (February 17, 1895-December 25, 1980)
            He was born in Berdichev.  In 1898 his family moved to Lodz, where he graduated from a commercial school.  From 1912 he was active in the Bund.  He survived the Lodz ghetto.  In 1947 he settled in Buenos Aires, and in 1972 he moved to Miami Beach.  In 1957 he began publishing articles in Unzer gedank (Our idea) in Buenos Aires—he later served as co-editor.  He contributed as well to: Unzer tsayt (Our time) in New York; Lebns-fragn (Life issues) in Tel Aviv; Foroys (Onward) in Mexico City; and Di prese (The press) and Idishe tsaytung (Jewish newspaper) in Buenos Aires.  His work includes: Mayn lebns veg, lodzh, milkhome-yorn, shvedn, argentine, miami-bitsh (My life course: Lodz, the war years, Sweden, Argentina, Miami Beach) (Miami Beach, 1978), 394 pp.  He died in Miami Beach.

Berl Kagan, comp., Leksikon fun yidish-shraybers (Biographical dictionary of Yiddish writers) (New York, 1986), col. 247.

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