BERNARD KHAZANOV (CHAZANOW) (b. ca. 1890)
He was born in Horodok, Byelorussia. At age ten he went to work as a tailor. He conducted revolutionary work in a series of cities in Russia. He was arrested and fled from Siberia. He lived in Vitebsk, Kursk, and Ekaterinoslav. In 1909 he arrived in the United States. He published a volume of memoirs entitled Teg un yorn, funem lebn fun a yidishn arbeter (Days and years, from the life of a Jewish laborer) (New York: Jubilee Committee, 1956), 187 pp.
Berl Kagan, comp., Leksikon fun yidish-shraybers (Biographical dictionary of Yiddish writers) (New York, 1986), cols. 312-13.