Thursday 29 March 2018


RALPH STAR (1896-February 13, 1969)
            He came to the United States in his youth.  He began writing humorous sketches for Der groyser kundes (The great prankster) in New York and other humorous periodicals.  From 1929 he published short humorous stories on the humor page of the Forverts (Forward) in New York.  He died in New York.

Berl Kagan, comp., Leksikon fun yidish-shraybers (Biographical dictionary of Yiddish writers) (New York, 1986), cols. 403.

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