Thursday 28 May 2015


ETL GOLDBERG (b. 1897)

            She was born in a village in the Grodno region and emigrated to the United States in 1912.  She translated several chapters from Rabindranath Tagore’s Gitanjali (Song offerings) for the journal Kultur (Culture) (Chicago, 1926).  She was living in California.  In Ezra Korman’s Yidishe dikhterins (Jewish poetesses) (Chicago, 1928), she was represented with a lyrical-romantic poem entitled “Durkh ale mayne tuungen” (Through all of my deeds).

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