OSHER ROYZEN (b. February 10, 1900)
He was born in Sampolne (Sompolno), Poland. He graduated from the seventh class of high school. In late 1919 he arrived in Canada, and in 1921 he settled in New York. He published poems and stories in: Keneder odler (Canadian eagle), Nyuansn (Nuances), Royerd (Raw earth), Shriftn (Writings), In zikh (Introspective), Oyfkum (Arise), Di feder (The pen), and Zamlungen (Collections). In the 1920s he wrote recreational articles for Forverts (Forward) in New York.
Sources: Khanaye-Meyer Kayzerman-Vital, Yidishe dikhter in kanade (Yiddish poets in Canada) (Montreal, 1934), pp. 71-72; Yeshurin archive, YIVO (New York)
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