Saturday, 9 November 2019

YOKHVED SHPINGARN-SHEYNFRUKHT


YOKHVED SHPINGARN-SHEYNFRUKHT (September 7, 1895-December 12, 1980)
            She was born in Sosnovits (Sosnowiec), Poland.  In the early 1920s, she emigrated to Antwerp.  During the Holocaust she was saved in a hiding place in Brussels.  In book form: Mayn gortn (My garden), poems (Antwerp: Idisher kunst-farlag, 1937), 240 pp.  She died in Antwerp.

Berl Kagan, comp., Leksikon fun yidish-shraybers (Biographical dictionary of Yiddish writers) (New York, 1986), col. 534.


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