R. was born on 18 September 1890 in Warsaw, Poland, into
a Chasidic family.
He learned in a cheder, a
Beit HaMedrash and yeshivas.
At the age of eighteen he
began to write. He debuted with day-[bildlekh] and
feuilletons in the Warsaw daily press, and afterwards he
crossed over to narratives and songs. In 1923 he was in
Argentina, afterwards he returned to Warsaw.
He released several original
books, one of which was translated into Hebrew, a book
for children and they were translated into other
On 8 July 1938 Izik Samberg
performed in Mezerich and afterwards in Brisk and later
in other cities. R's three-act drama "The Invalid", with
the participation of Miriam Orleska, Helena Gotlieb,
Sheftel Zak, Leyb Shriftzetser et al.
According to the "Yizkhor-Reshime
(Yizkor List)" [as found]
in the program of the Yiddish State Theatre in
Poland, A. was killed by the Nazis in Poland.
Zalmen Reyzen -- "Leksikon
fun der yidisher literatur (Lexicon of Yiddish
Literature)", Vilna, 1929, Vol. 4, pp. 373-4.