Saturday 30 April 2016


LITMAN VIGDER (March 7, 1901-October 17, 1972)
            He was born in Podeloy (Podu Iloaiei), Romania.  He graduated from middle school and in 1925 from the electro-technical institute in Jassy.  He survived concentration camps during WWII.  From 1948 he was living in Bucharest.  He edited Ikuf-bleter (Pages from IKUF [Jewish Cultural Association]) in Bucharest and contributed to Kultur-vegvayzer (Cultural guide) there as well.  He translated into Yiddish Lider (Poems) (Bucharest, 1966), 238 pp., by the Romanian poet Tudor Arghezi.  He also placed a piece in the anthology Oyfshtayg (Ascent), ed. M. Rispler (Bucharest, 1964).  He died in Bucharest.

Source: Y. Kara, in Folks-shtime (Warsaw) (November 19, 1966).
Y. Kara

Berl Kagan, comp., Leksikon fun yidish-shraybers (Biographical dictionary of Yiddish writers) (New York, 1986), col. 235.

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