YANKEV GROSMAN (January 15, 1899-August 1982)
He was born in Volkovisk (Wołkowysk), Poland. He received both a Jewish and a general education. He studied pedagogy in Vilna University. He was a representative of the Bund in the Vilna city council and the Jewish community. He was a teacher in Jewish schools. From 1941 he was living in Montreal. From 1942 he was a contributor to Keneder odler (Canadian eagle). He wrote also for Unzer tsayt (Our time) in New York. In books: Eseyen un zikhroynes (Essays and memoirs) (Montreal, 1974), 241 pp.; Monografyes un eseyen (Monographs and essays) (Montreal, 1977), 118 pp. He died in Montreal.
Source: Kh. L. Fuks, Hundert yor yidishe un hebreishe literatur in kanade (A century of Yiddish and Hebrew literature in Canada) (Montreal, 1980).
Berl Kagan, comp., Leksikon fun yidish-shraybers (Biographical dictionary of Yiddish writers) (New York, 1986), cols. 172-73.