D. was born on 16 May 1886 in Krakow, Western Galicia.
His father was an acting-[mkum]
for the head of the Krakow Beit Din.
He received a strong
Renowned as a Talmud scholar
and [khrif]. At age eighteen he came [htr-hurah] and at
twenty he [zezolt vern deyn].
Under the influence of his
younger brother, Pesakh, he joined the Yiddish Worker's
Movement. D. was given to secular education and
foreign language and quickly made it to graduation.
Later he united with Yiddish language and literature
and worked on Yiddish translations of Greek (the
tragedies of Achilles, Homers "Iliad") and Polish ("Di
'improvisations' of Mitskevitsh's "Dzhadi", et al.)
D. had with I. Rotersman
translated to Polish Anski's "Dybuk" (Krakow
1922), had worked in the field of Yiddish philology and
later, as a member of the Bund, held lectures and led
worker's courses in Krakow, where he also was for a
certain time the secretary of the Rabiner seminary.
After a long illness, D.
passed away in Krakow on 30 April 1924.
Z. Reyzen -- "Lexicon of
Yiddish Literature", Vol. I, pp. 739-40.