GDALYE VAYSBARD (GEDALJE WAJSBARD) (1890-January 1943)
He was born in Radom, Poland. In 1907 he moved to Warsaw. He placed articles and novellas in: Der veg (The way) (1907), Unzer lebn (Our life) (1910), and Der fraynd (The friend) (1911)—all in Warsaw. Over the years 1913-1939, he was a contributor to Warsaw’s Haynt (Today). His books include: Fraye bukhhalterye (Free bookselling) (Warsaw, 1932), 63 pp. plus 5 pp.; Mayn hoyz-advokat (Warsaw, My house lawyer) (1933), 64 pp. Also the following brochure: Umzats-shteyer, hakhnose shteyer (Volume of taxes, receipts of taxes) (Warsaw, 1935), 64 pp. He edited the weekly newspapers: Velt-shpigl (World mirror) (1919-1925), Handels-tsaytung (Business newspaper) (1919-1925), Der emigrant (The emigrant) (1920-1923), Unzer lebn (1927), and Unzer handels-tsaytung (Our business newspaper) (1927)—all in Warsaw. He also published under such pen names as: G. Belski, G. V. Bard, and the like. He was confined in the Warsaw Ghetto. He died in January 1943, during the second “deportation Aktion.”
Sources: Dr. R. Feldshuh, Yidisher gezelshaftlekher leksikon (Jewish community handbook) (Warsaw, 1939), p. 836; Yidishe shriftn anthology 1 (Lodz, 1946), p. 1; B. Mark, Umgekumene shrayber fun di getos un lagern (Murdered writers from the ghettos and camps) (Warsaw, 1954), pp. 59, 68; B. Kutsher, Geven amol varshe (As Warsaw once was) (Paris, 1955), pp. 41, 79, 276.
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