Wednesday 25 February 2015


MEYER BEZOVIK (MEIR BEZOWIK) (1898-January 1980)
He was born in Zheludok (Žaludkas), a town between Vilna and Grodno.  He worked as a teacher in the local Jewish public school.  He was first published in 1924 in Undzer kleyn veltl (Our little world).  In 1927 he moved to Argentina.  He began publishing stories and essays in Di prese (The press).  He also contributed to Grodner opklangen (Grodno echoes).  Among his books: In plonter fun lebn, dertseylungen (In the muddle of life, stories) (Buenos Aires, 1954), 213 pp.; Af krume vegn, dertseylungen (Along winding roads, stories) (Buenos Aires, 1956), 157 pp,

Sources: “A grupe lerers fun shtot zheludok” (A group of teachers from the city of Zheludok), Grodner opklangen 5-6 (Buenos Aires) (November 1951); Ilustrirte literarishe bleter (Buenos Aires) (July-August 1954).

[Additional information from: Berl Kagan, comp., Leksikon fun yidish-shraybers (Biographical dictionary of Yiddish writers) (New York, 1986), col. 95.]

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