SHIYE (YEHOSHUA) GUREVITSH
He was a musician and painter, born in Otik (Ataki, Otaci), Bessarabia. Over the last decade he began writing stories. He studied music in Odessa. From 1964 he was living in Israel. In book form: Shtetelekh mit yidn, dertseylungen fun besarabye farn khurbn (Towns with Jews, stories of Bessarabia before the Holocaust) (Tel Aviv, 1971), 215 pp.
Source: D. Gledi, in Maariv (January 21, 1971).
Berl Kagan, comp., Leksikon fun yidish-shraybers (Biographical dictionary of Yiddish writers) (New York, 1986), cols. 155-56.