Thursday, 28 January 2016


            He was a poet, born in Starobin, Byelorussia.  He graduated from the medical practicum.  From 1934 he was publishing in Oktyabr (October) in Minsk, the journal Shtern (Star) in Minsk, Birebidzhaner shtern (Birobidzhan star), and Sovetish heymland (Soviet homeland) in Moscow.  His books include: Af sibirer erd (On Siberian soil) (Moscow: Sovetski pisatel, 1980), 59 pp.  His work was included in Kinder-shafung (Children’s creation) (Kharkov, 1935); Lider-zamlung (Poetry collection) (Minsk, 1940); Horizontn (Horizons) (Moscow, 1965); Noente vaytn lider (Poems far and near) (Moscow: Sovetski pisatel, 1986), 140 pp.  He was last living in Novosibirsk.

Berl Kagan, comp., Leksikon fun yidish-shraybers (Biographical dictionary of Yiddish writers) (New York, 1986), col. 155.

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