TUVYE AMSTER (November 2, 1920-January 9, 1983)
Born in Ozorków, Poland, he studied in religious primary school. He survived the ghetto, Auschwitz, and Bergen-Belsen. In 1945 he settled in Uppsala (Sweden), later moving to Stockholm. He translated from Russian, Polish, and German into Yiddish, and from Yiddish into Swedish. He co-edited Yidish kultur in skandinavye (Yiddish culture in Scandinavia) (Stockholm, first issue, 1977). For a number of years he was a regular contributor to Fraye arbeter shtime (Free voice of labor) in New York, in which he wrote general political articles. He died in Stockholm.