Monday, 8 July 2019


WILLIAM REZVIK (1889-June 2, 1954)
            He was a journalist, born in Alt-Konstantin, Volhynia.  His name at birth was Zev Reznik.  He emigrated to the United States in 1906.  In 1919 he graduated from the law faculty of New York University.  He also graduated from the American Theater Academy and for a short time performed in Yiddish and English-language theater.  He later switched to journalism and began working for Varhayt (Truth) in New York.  Over the years 1934-1941, he contributed to Forverts (Forward) in New York and later for Tog (Day), also in New York.  For a long period of time he was head of the Associated Press in Moscow.  He used the pen name: A. Altshuler.  He published: I Dreamed a Revolution.  He died in New York.

Berl Kagan, comp., Leksikon fun yidish-shraybers (Biographical dictionary of Yiddish writers) (New York, 1986), col. 511.

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