Friday, 25 April 2014


Born in a town in White Russia.  During WWI he turned up in Tambov [Russia].  His first poem was published in Komunistishe velt (Communist world), no. 5 (1919).  He was a promising poet, but he died of typhus in this very year (1919).

Sources: B. Orshanski, in Tsaytshrift, vol. 5 (Minsk, 1931), p. 13; his own works in Di yidishe literatur in vaysrusland nokh der revolitsye (Jewish literature in Byelorussia since the revolution) (Moscow, 1931), pp. 35, 36.

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