DOVID-SHLOYME ORLOVSKI (DAVID SOLOMON ORLOVSKY) (August 2, 1893-April 1982)
Born in Blotnitse, near Pryluky, Ukraine. He studied in religious elementary school and level four high school in Rovne (Rivne). He fought in WWI and returned an invalid. He survived the civil war in Ukraine. He began writing as age fifteen, with his first publication in Voliner shtime (Voice of Volhynia); he contributed to: Voliner lebn (Volhynia life) and Voliner tageblat (Volhynia daily news). He published stories of Jewish village life in Ukraine, scenes from the Denikin and Petliura pogroms. In 1930 he moved to Argentina. He was the author of Fun fayer un shverd (From fire and sword) (Warsaw, 1929); and the drama Aleyn avek (Alone with) which was staged in 1919 in Kharkov. He used the pseudonym Ben Golus and lived in Buenos Aires, where he died.
Source: Zalmen Reyzen, Leksikon, vol. 1.