Thursday 31 January 2019


AVROM KOVAL (b. 1908)
            He was born in Kartuz-Bereze (Kartuz-Bereza), Poland.  In 1929 he began publishing poetry in Naye folkstsaytung (New people’s newspaper) in Warsaw.  From 1930 he was living in Argentina.  He published poetry in the leftist Argentinian periodicals Nayvelt (New world) and In gang (In progress), among others.

Sources: V. Bresler, Antologye fun der yidisher literatur in argentine (Anthology of Jewish literature in Argentina) (Buenos Aires, 1944); P. Kats, Geklibene shriftn (Selected writings), vol. 7 (Buenos Aires, 1947); G. Sapozhnikov, in Unzer vort (Buenos Aires) (July 20, 1964).

Berl Kagan, comp., Leksikon fun yidish-shraybers (Biographical dictionary of Yiddish writers) (New York, 1986), col. 470.

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