Zunser, Eliakum

   Lithuanian Yiddish poet. He was born in Vilna. He was conscripted into the military, and later worked in Kovno as a braider of gold lace for uniforms. He became Russia's foremost wedding bard. In 1889 he moved to New York. Many booklets of his poems were published.

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  • ZUNSER, ELIAKUM — (1836–1913), popular Yiddish bard and dramatist, known as Eliakum Badkhn. Born in Vilna, Zunser was conscripted in 1856 but was soon released, when Czar Alexander II revoked the oppressive military decrees of his predecessor Nicholas I. In 1856… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Eliakum Zunser — (auch: Eljakim Zunser, genannt: Eljakim Badchen; * am 28. Oktober 1835 – nach anderen Quellen geboren 1836 oder auch 1840 – in Wilna; † am 22. September 1913 in New York) war der populärste jiddische Volksdichter und Sänger seiner Zeit. Er war… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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