MORIS LEVIT (MORRIS LEVITT) (1881-ca. 1946)
He was born in Homel (Gomel), Byelorussia. In 1905 he immigrated to the United States. He practiced as a dentist in New York. His books include: Dramen un eynakters (Dramas an one-act plays) (New York: Zats bukh ko., 1927); 14 proletarishe eynakters (Fourteen proletarian one-act plays) (New York: International Labor Order, 1929), 176 pp.; Tsvey eynakters (Two one-act plays) (New York: A. Biderman, 1928), 64 pp.; Tsvey khvalyes (Two waves), four parts (long stories, war images, one-act plays, and monologues, memoirs, humorous sketches) (New York: Bukh-komitet, 1948), 288 pp. He died in New York.
Berl Kagan, comp., Leksikon fun yidish-shraybers (Biographical dictionary of Yiddish writers) (New York, 1986), col. 344.