SORE KINDMAN (July 2, 1901-October 1974)
She was a poetess, born in Dzerkov (Dzhurkiw), Galicia. She was the wife of Yankev Mestl. She graduated from public school. From 1913 she was living in the United States. She was also a professional actress. She composed sketches for Yiddish radio programs. She debuted in print with poems in 1919. In book form: Meydlshe gezangen (Songs for girls) (New York-Warsaw: Yatshkovski’s biblyotek, 1929), 39 pp.; Fananterbli (Development) (New York, 1957), 63 pp. “Motifs of profound loneliness,” wrote B. Grin, “fill up [her]…small poems…. [She also has] songs that are…fresh, passionate, even erotic.” She died in New York.
Sources: Zalmen Zilbertsvayg, Leksikon fun yidishn teater (Handbook of the Yiddish theater), vol. 3 (New York, 1959); M. Birnboym, in Zamlbikher (New York) 13 (1957); B. Grin, in Yidishe kultur (New York) 1 (1974).