Sunday 5 June 2016


MORIS (MORRIS) VINOGRAD (December 5, 1906-June 12, 1973)
            He was born in Shedlets (Siedlce), Poland.  He studied in religious elementary school and yeshiva.  In 1924 he moved to New York.  For twenty years he was editor of the illustrated supplement to the Forverts (Forward) in New York.  He published poems in Forverts, Fraye arbeter-shtime (Free voice of labor), and Di feder (The pen) in New York.  Among his books: Mayne yorn (My years), poetry (New York: Feder, 1925), 36 pp.; Der gildener kush (The golden kiss) (New York: Tsvaygn, n.y.), 15 pp.; Tants, gezang un payn (Dance, sing, and anguish) (New York: Oyfkum, 1929), 63 pp.

Berl Kagan, comp., Leksikon fun yidish-shraybers (Biographical dictionary of Yiddish writers) (New York, 1986), cols. 247-48.

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