Monday 25 May 2015


YOSL GOLDBERG (b. December 1905)
            He was born in Antopol (Antopal), Byelorussia.  He studied in religious primary school and general subject matter with private tutors.  In 1925 he emigrated to Argentina.  He worked as a teacher in Buenos Aires Jewish schools.  He published for the first time in 1926—a poem in Di prese (The press) in Buenos Aires.  He later published poems and stories in Dorem-amerike (South America), Oyfsnay (Afresh), and elsewhere.  He published: Gezangen fun front (Songs from the front) (Buenos Aires: IKUF, 1958), 234 pp.; Dos 37te yor (The 37th year) (Buenos Aires: IKUF, 1967), 172 pp.  He was living in Buenos Aires.

Sources: Sh. Rozhanski, Dos yidishe gedrukte vort un teater in argentine (The published Yiddish word and theater in Argentina) (Buenos Aires, 1941), pp. 136-37; Antologye fun der yidisher literatur in argentine (Anthology of Yiddish literature in Argentina) (Buenos Aires, 1944), pp. 131, 167; Y. Botoshanski, Mame yidish (Mother Yiddish) (Buenos Aires, 1949), pp. 183, 254, 255; Algemeyne entsiklopedye (General encyclopedia), “Yidn 5” (New York, 1957), pp. 381-82.

[Additional information from: Berl Kagan, comp., Leksikon fun yidish-shraybers (Biographical dictionary of Yiddish writers) (New York, 1986), col. 135.]

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