Tuesday 20 December 2016


            He was born in Volpe (Wołpa), near Grodno, Russian Poland.  He published poems and stories in local periodicals in Vilna, Grodno, Slonim, and Volkovisk (Wołkowysk).  He died of tuberculosis, having left in manuscript poetry, ballads, a long novel Der nyeman (The Neman [River]), and stories about life in Jewish communities.  The manuscripts are in the hands of relatives in Israel and have as yet not been published in book form.

Source: “Dovid-leyzer yelinovitsh” (Dovid-Leyzer Yelinovitsh), in Volkovisker yizker-bukh (Wołkowysk remembrance volume) (New York, 1949), p. 621.

No comments:

Post a Comment