Wednesday 26 November 2014


SHAYE BUDIN (b. October 17, 1899)
     Born in Karostishov (Korostyshiv), Ukraine.  He emigrated to the United States in 1915, and there he studied and undertook various trades.  For several years he worked for HIAS (Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society) in New York.  Over the course of years, he published poetry mainly in Communist publications.  Among his books: Teg un lebn (Days and life) (New York, 1955), 189 pp.; Lebn mayne lider (Living my songs) (New York: IKUF, 1969), 240 pp.; Lider mayne teg, zamlung 1969-1983 (Songs of my days, anthology 1969-1983) (New York: IKUF, 1983), 167 pp.

Sources: A. Kurts, in Zamlbukh (Anthology) 5 (New York) (January-February-March 1955); M. Kats, in Morgn-frayhayt (New York) (March 6, 1955); Sh. Shtern, in Vokhnblat (Toronto) (March 24, 1955).

[Addition information from: Berl Kagan, comp., Leksikon fun yidish-shraybers (Biographical dictionary of Yiddish writers) (New York, 1986), col. 69.]

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