- (1877-1942)Polish Yiddish poet. He was born in Krakow and worked as a carpenter. Regarded as a Yiddish bard, he composed the works and melodies for his songs, which were collected in 1936 in a volume edited by Menachem Kipnis. His most famous song, Our Town Is Burning, was written in 1938 under the impact of the pogrom in Przytyk.
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