He was from Dvinsk (Daugavpils), Latvia. He translated into Yiddish a work by Peter Beer, entitled in
Yiddish: Di yidishe geshikhte, tsayt der ṿelt
beshaffung biz di Yisroel zaynen tsurikkommen fun goles Bavel (Jewish history, from the time of creation
through Israel’s return from Babylonian exile) (Vilna, 1898), 96 pp.