MOYSHE ZALTSMAN (MOJŻESZ ZALCMAN) (b. 1909)
He was born in Apt, (Opatów), Kielce district, Poland, into a Hassidic merchant family. He studied in religious elementary school and yeshiva. Until WWII he worked as a businessman in Lodz. When the Germans occupied Poland, he left for Russia. He returned to Poland in 1946. He wrote poetry for Nayer folksblat (New people’s newspaper) in Lodz (1931). He later contributed to: Folkstsaytung (People’s newspaper) and Literarishe bleter (literary leaves) in Warsaw. After the war he published poems and articles in: Dos naye lebn (The new life), Yidishe shriftn (Jewish writings), and Folksshtime (Voice of the people)—all in Warsaw. In book form: In zunike teg (On sunny days), poetry (Warsaw, 1954), 80 pp.
Source: B. Mark, in Folksshtime (Lodz) (February 19, 1955).