ROKHL-RIVKE PEYPERT (b. ca. 1896)
She was born in Shadove (Šeduva), Kovno district, Lithuania. From late 1913 she had come to South Africa. She lived in Cape Town, Transvaal, and Johannesburg. For thirteen years she wrote Russian poetry. In 1914 she published Yiddish poems in: Der afrikaner (The African), Der tsienist (The Zionist), Dos naye vort (The new word), and the monthly Dorem afrike (South Africa)—in Johannesburg. She contributed periodically to Di tsayt (The times) in London and to the Yiddish newspapers in Lithuania.
Source: Zalmen Reyzen, Leksikon, vol. 2.
Khayim Leyb Fuks