MOYSHEL GOLDBERG (1895-1944)
He was born in Lodz. His father, “Yankl Zgerzher,” was a well-known entertainer at weddings in Lodz. He studied in religious school and in a yeshiva, and later he himself became a “modern wedding entertainer” in Lodz. During WWII, he was in the Lodz ghetto, and he was deported from there in August 1944 to Auschwitz where he was murdered. He published a book entitled Humoristishe lider (Humorous poems), “popular tunes to sing, with notations by Avrom-Meyer Frenkl” (Lodz: A. Y. Shimshya, 1926), 64 pp., which were sung in Lodz and vicinity.
Source: Kh. L. Fuks, in Fun noentn over (New York) 3 (1957).
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