Wednesday, 22 April 2015


H. [HIRSH] BRIL (1901-late May 1938)
            He was a Soviet Jewish writer, born in Bialystok.  He edited the journal Yungvald (Young forest) which appeared in Moscow in 1926, and Pyoner (Pioneer), a monthly children’s magazine, organ of the Russian Communist Youth Association (Moscow, 1928).  He was arrested in 1937 and executed the following year.

[Additional information from: Berl Kagan, comp., Leksikon fun yidish-shraybers (Biographical dictionary of Yiddish writers) (New York, 1986), col. 120.]

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