Monday 23 January 2017


PINKHES KATZ (b. ca. 1910)
            He was born in Rezhitse (Rēzekne), Dvinsk (Daugavpils) district, Latvia.  He moved to Riga while young.  He studied in a Yiddish-Hebrew school.  He first published a series of “provincial impressions” in Ovnt post (Evening mail) in Riga (1933), later contributing to Haynt (Today) also in Riga (1935-1939).  In book form: Fareynzamte (All alone), with a few words about himself and his writings (Riga, 1936), 22 pp.; Tserisene klangen, roman (Shredded sounds, a novel) (Riga, 1936), 96 pp.; Af di khvalyes fun lebn, roman (On the waves of life, a novel) (Riga, 1937), 143 pp., which was published earlier in installments in Di idishe shtime (The Jewish voice) in Kovno and in the afternoon Yiddish press in Poland.  There has been no information about him since the summer of 1939.

Source: Literarishe bleter (Warsaw) (October 29, 1937).
Khayim Leyb Fuks

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