A. EVYON (EVYEN) (b. October 9, 1910)
He was born in Darabani, Romania, the son of a ritual slaughterer. His first two book were written in Romanian: Cintece muncitoresti (Workers’ songs) (Bucharest, 1938), 61 pp.; and Pulbere de aur (Golden dust) (Bucharest, 1941), 105 pp. In Yiddish: Nakht untergang (Night fall), verse (Bucharest, 1962); A velt fargeyt, a velt geyt oyf (A world sets, a world rises), poetry (Bucharest: Literatur farlag, 1965), 75 pp. (second edition, 1967); Nayer ritm (New rhythm), verse (Bucharest, 1969); Di shtot otemt (The city breathes) (Bucharest, Kriteryon, 1974), 141 pp. He also wrote under the pseudonym: Shmuel Vaynshteyn.