Tuesday 14 March 2017


            He was born in Huşi, Romania.  He moved to Bessarabia in his childhood years.  He graduated from a senior high school.  For ten years he worked as a teacher in Odessa.  In 1905 he moved to Argentina.  He was a prompter in the Yiddish theater in Buenos Aires.  He contributed work to a variety of Yiddish newspapers and other publications.  In 1916 he co-edited (with Kh. Flederman) Dos likht (The light), published in Buenos Aires for only a few issues.

Sources: R. Granovski, in Y. y. linyetski pinkes (Records of Y. Y. Linetski) (New York, 1927-1928); Zalmen Zilbertsvayg, Leksikon fun yidishn teater (Handbook of the Yiddish theater), vol. 2 (New York, 1934); Volf Bresler, Antologye fun der yidisher literatur in argentine (Anthology of Jewish literature in Argentina) (Buenos Aires, 1944), bibliographic listing, p. 935.
Yankev Kahan

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