DOVID-VELVL MEYEROVITSH (b. 1908?-1941)
He was born in Vilkomir (Ukmergė), Lithuania. He studied in the local Jewish high school. He later moved to Kovno where he worked in a coat factory. He published poems in the anthologies Toyern (Gates) and Bleter (Leaves), among others, in Kovno. In book form: Unter der zun (Under the sun) (Kovno, 1935), 47 pp.; Un kumen vet a tog (And a day will come) (Kovno, 1940), 60 pp. He was inspired by the vision: “And worlds will speak together, / And forge the golden chain; / And far off over countries and seas / There Jewish joy rises.” He died in Vilkomir.
Sources: N. Y. Gotlib, in Montreal 10 (1935); Gotlib, in Keneder odler (Montreal) (April 10, 1944); Gotlib, in Lite (Lithuania), anthology, vol. 1 (New York, 1951), p. 1105.