Rosenfeld, Morris

(1862-1923)
   American Yiddish poet. He was born in Bolikshein in the Russian part of Poland, and grew up in Warsaw. After learning tailoring in London, he went to New York in 1886, where he worked in a sweatshop. Initially he published socialist poems. In 1894 he began editing a satirical weekly, and in 1905 the daily New Yorker Morgenblat. By this time he was recognized as a pioneer of Yiddish poetry and in 1908 he went on a tour of Galicia and Western Europe. He wrote poems on prole-tarian, national and romantic themes; he also published studies on Heinrich Heine and Judah Ha-Levi.

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  • ROSENFELD, MORRIS — (1862–1923), Yiddish poet. Born in Suvalk, Poland, Rosenfeld survived a cholera epidemic that claimed the lives of 12 of his siblings. He learned the tailor s trade from his father, which he practiced until he could earn his living by his pen.… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Rosenfeld, Morris — (1862–1923)    US Yiddish poet. An immigrant from Poland, Rosenfeld earned a meagre pittance as a clothes presser in New York sweatshops. His poems and songs in Yiddish expressed the bitter struggle of the early Jewish working class in America… …   Who’s Who in Jewish History after the period of the Old Testament

  • Morris Rosenfeld — Born Moshe Jacob Alter December 28, 1862 Boksha, Poland, Russian Empire Died June 22, 1923(1923 06 22) (aged 60) New York City, United States …   Wikipedia

  • Morris Rosenfeld — (eigentlich Moshe Jacob Alter; * 28. Dezember 1862 in Boksze bei Suwałki; † 22. Juni 1923 in New York) war ein US amerikanischer Lyriker jüdischer Herkunft. In seinen in jiddischer Sprache geschriebenen Werken schilderte er u. a. die Ausbeutung… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Rosenfeld (Begriffsklärung) — Rosenfeld steht für: die Stadt Rosenfeld in Baden Württemberg die Katastralgemeinde Rosenfeld (Gemeinde Melk) in Niederösterreich das Dorf Rosenfeld (Beilrode) in Sachsen bei Torgau der Ort Rosenfeld (Gemeinde Rastorf) in Schleswig Holstein… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Rosenfeld — is a German name meaning field of roses and may refer to:* Rosenfeld, Germany, a town in Baden WürttembergRosenfeld is the surname of: * Albert Rosenfeld, Australian rugby leage footballer * Alexandra Rosenfeld, elected Miss France in 2006 *… …   Wikipedia

  • Morris (Name) — Morris ist ein englischer Vor und Familienname. Herkunft und Bedeutung Der Name kann aus folgenden Quellen stammen: Patronym, abgeleitet vom gleichlautenden englischen Vornamen (Namensträger siehe unten), dieser über altfranzösisch Maurice von… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Morris Winchevsky — (Leopold Benzion Novokhovitch; Pseudonym: Ben Netz (Hebrew: Son of Hawk ; 1856–1932) was a prominent Jewish socialist leader in London and the United States in the late 19th century. Born in Kovno, Poland in 1856, Winchevsky later moved to London …   Wikipedia

  • Morris Rosenfeld — Moshe Jacob Alter …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • Irene Rosenfeld — (* 3. Mai 1953 in New York) ist eine US amerikanische Managerin und seit 2006 Vorstandsvorsitzende von Kraft Foods. Forbes listete sie im Oktober 2010 als zweitmächtigste Frau der Welt noch vor Angela Merkel und Hillary Clinton. Irene Rosenfeld… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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