Tuesday 23 October 2018


NOSN FAYNKIND (1888-March 4, 1912)
            The eldest son of Moyshe Faynkind and brother of Shloyme-Ber Faynkind, he was born in Lodz, Poland.  He studied at Warsaw University.  He was a poet and storyteller, initially in Polish.  Under the influence of Y. L. Perets, he switched to Yiddish.  He published poems, stories, and articles in: Der fraynd (The friend) in St. Petersburg; Romantsaytung (Fiction newspaper), Der shtrahl (The beam [of light]), and Di naye velt (The new world) in Warsaw; and Lodzer tageblat (Lodz daily newspaper); among others.  He also authored a drama.  He died in Warsaw.

Source: Based on Moyshe Faynkind’s materials in Kalmen Marmor’s archive at YIVO (New York).
Khayim Leyb Fuks

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