Tuesday 10 April 2018


VOLF SAYMON (SIMON WOLF) (b. September 12, 1890)
            He was born in Borislav (Boryslaw), Galicia.  He was raised in Lemberg.  He later left for the United States.  He performed in Yiddish theater and wrote plays as well, such as: Lebns-kontraktn (Life contracts), Di tseshterte khupe (The demolished wedding canopy), Got fun gerekhtikeyt (God of justice), Der eyntsiger veg (The one and only path), and Hertser tsu farkoyfn (Hearts for sale).

Berl Kagan, comp., Leksikon fun yidish-shraybers (Biographical dictionary of Yiddish writers) (New York, 1986), cols. 405-6.

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