Thursday 31 January 2019


KHANE KOVALSKI (1904-1941)
            She was a painter and art critic, born in Vlotslavek (Włocławek).  She was the wife of Borekh Vinagura.  From 1926 she was living in Paris.  She published articles on art and artists in Parizer zhurnal (Paris journal) and Naye prese (New press) which from 1939 she edited for a short time.  She died in a concentration camp near Paris.

Sources: D. Tsharni (Daniel Charney), in Tsukunft (New York) (January 1943); Yizker-bukh tsum ondenk fun 14 umgekumene parizer yidishe shrayber (Remembrance volume to the memory of fourteen murdered Parisian Yiddish writers), ed. T. Spero (Paris: Oyfsnay, 1946); M. Oved, in Loshn un lebn (London) (August 1946).
Dr. Noyekh Gris

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