SHLOYME RAPOPORT (1913-1980)
He was born in Ostrovne (Ostrovno, Astroŭna), Vitebsk Province. He was involved largely with political party work. In the 1970s he published poetry in Sovetish heymland (Soviet homeland) in Moscow and Birobidzhaner shtern (Birobidzhan star). He died in Leningrad.
Source: Sovetish heymland, Materyaln far a leksikon fun der yidisher sovetisher literatur (Materials for a handbook of Soviet Jewish literature) (September 1975-).
Berl Kagan, comp., Leksikon fun yidish-shraybers (Biographical dictionary of Yiddish writers) (New York, 1986), col. 503.