Tuesday 2 February 2016


EMIL DORIAN (February 1893-1957)[1]
            He was born in Bucharest.  His original name was Izidor Lustig.  He authored: Antologie de poezie idiş (Anthology of Yiddish poetry [in Romanian]), 500 poems.  He also translated into Romanian: Der yidisher humor (Yiddish humor) (Bucharest, 1926); and Eliezer Shteynbarg’s Mesholim (Fables) (Bucharest, 1947).  Among his pseudonyms: M. Prunk and Dr. Trifnial.  He died in Bucharest.

Berl Kagan, comp., Leksikon fun yidish-shraybers (Biographical dictionary of Yiddish writers) (New York, 1986), cols. 189-90.
Y. Kara

[1] The YIVO website (http://www.yivoencyclopedia.org/article.aspx/Dorian_Emil) gives the dates 1891-1956 and much more information—JAF.

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