Tuesday 8 May 2018


TAYBE SEGAL (May 1, 1910-April 16, 1978)
            She was born in Vilna, the daughter of the Vilna religious judge Osher-Meyer Natanzon.  She studied in the home and in religious elementary school.  In 1931 she immigrated to South Africa.  Her works include: Tayer iz di velt, lider un poemes (Precious is the world, poetry) (Johannesburg: Kayor, 1971), 335 pp.; Troym un lebn, mayses, dertseylungen un noveln (Dream and life, tales, stories, and novellas) (Johannesburg: Kayor, 1976-1977), 2 vols., prepared for publication by D. Volpe.  She died in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Dovid Volpe

Berl Kagan, comp., Leksikon fun yidish-shraybers (Biographical dictionary of Yiddish writers) (New York, 1986), col. 408.

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