Sunday 4 December 2016


            He was born in Russia at the end of the nineteenth century.  He moved to the United States and lived in Baltimore and New York.  He was the author of entertaining booklets, stories, and novels, which he published under pseudonyms in the Baltimore and New York Yiddish press.  Among his books: Der feter shmuel, eyn interesante und shpanende ertsehlung fun idishen leben in frankraykh (Uncle Shmuel, an interesting and thrilling story of Jewish life in France) (New York, 1902), 128 pp.  It appeared in several editions, the last in New York in 1912.  Other biographical details remain unknown.
Khayim Leyb Fuks

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