Sunday 5 June 2016


AVROM VILK (b. May 1, 1913)
            A journalist whose original name was Artur Herman, he was born in Kobrin (Kobrun), Poland.  He graduated from a Polish high school.  In 1934 graduated from the law faculty of the University of Geneva.  He began his journalistic work with correspondence pieces from Geneva for Moment (Moment) in Warsaw, and from 1936 he also wrote for YIVO.  After WWII he returned to Poland and worked in Polish radio.  From 1967 he was living in New York.  He contributed to Forverts (Forward), where he wrote about Communism and international issues.

Berl Kagan, comp., Leksikon fun yidish-shraybers (Biographical dictionary of Yiddish writers) (New York, 1986), cols. 246-47.

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