Sunday 31 January 2016


AVROM GRINSHPAN (September 7, 1907-April 27, 1993)
            He was born in Warsaw.  He graduated from the eight-level public school run by Tsisho (Central Jewish School Organization) and the Jewish Theater Studio in Warsaw.  He lived in Warsaw until 1958 and at that time emigrated to São Paolo, Brazil, where he worked as a teacher.  In 1973 he made aliya to Israel.  From 1948 he wrote in Dos naye lebn (The new life) and Folks-shtime (Voice of the people) in Warsaw, and edited the latter’s weekly illustrated edition.

Berl Kagan, comp., Leksikon fun yidish-shraybers (Biographical dictionary of Yiddish writers) (New York, 1986), col. 181.

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