Born on 11 January 1893 in
Bitshkif (Bitshkof), Komitet Marmarosh, Bev. Hungary.
He received a strong Yiddish
education; later he studied a little German with his
For a short time he attended
the Hungarian elementary school and on his own studied
other secular courses.
From the age of thirteen he
studied in yeshivas of Hungary and Galicia, at the same
time studying Hungarian and German.
H. settled in Budapest where
he found work as a bank employee.
The literary activity began
in the year 1908; he wrote songs and prose in Hungarian,
Yiddish, Hebrew, and he is a permanent collaborator at the
Hungarian weekly paper "Mult em dzhova". H. was the
correspondent for the Hungary for the New York "Yiddish
H. translated the war-drama
"Der loytn" by the Hungarian-Yiddish writers Vivari, the
dramatic poem "Di tragedye funs mentshn" by the
Hungarian poet Imre Madatsh, and a one-acter by
Hungarian-Yiddish writer A. Kotser.
M. E. from K.
Zalmen Reyzen -- "Leksikon
fun der yidisher literatur (Lexicon of Yiddish
Literature)", Vol. I, pp. 763-4.