RIVKE ROGOV (RICA ROGOFF) (b. April 14, 1902)
She was born in Bialystok. She attended Bialystok Commercial School and the Jewish teachers’ seminary. She worked as a teacher in Jewish public schools in Poland. In 1928 she emigrated to Durban, South Africa. From 1951 she was publishing poetry in: Dorem-afrike (South Africa), Afrikaner idishe tsaytung (African Jewish newspaper), and Yontef bleter (Holiday sheets) in Johannesburg; and Byalistoker vegn (Bialystok ways) in Buenos Aires). In book form: Lider un poemes (Poetry) (Durban, 1977), 75 pp.
Berl Kagan, comp., Leksikon fun yidish-shraybers (Biographical dictionary of Yiddish writers) (New York, 1986), col. 495.