Monday, 1 July 2019


            He was the author of a booklet entitled Dray naye berihmte lieder: (1) Min hametsar, (2) Odem vekhave, (3) Der merder-retseyekh (Three new well-known poems: 1. From the depths; 2. Adam and Eve; 3. The murderer) (Podgórze: Shoyel-Khananye Daytsher, 1890), 24 pp.—wedding entertainers’ poems, aside from the last one which carries a folkish tone.  This third one about a murderer was published in Di idishe bihne (The Jewish stage) (New York, 1897), p. 114, and as the author it provided the name of one A. Shenker.

Sources: Zalmen Reyzen, Leksikon, vol. 4; A. Forsher (Yoysef Mlotek), in Forverts (New York) (February 18, 1973).
Berl Cohen

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