Wednesday 18 September 2019


SH. L. SHMUELSON (d. November 30, 1941)
            The author of fables, he was born in Riga, where he lived his whole life.  He wrote fables for the Riga daily newspaper Frimorgn (Morning), for which he was frequently co-editor, as well as for Riger shriftn (Riga writings) and the Kovno Yiddish press.  In book form: Mesholim (Fables), 2 vols. (Riga: Bikher far ale, 1935), 38 pp. and 27 pp.  He also translated a great deal from Latvian into Yiddish.  He died in the Riga ghetto.

Source: Yizker-almanakh fun riger relif (Remembrance almanac of Riga relief) 3 (New York, 1948).
Berl Cohen

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