S. was born on 27 May 1897
in Rovno, Volin.
His father was a teacher in
a Hebrew folkshul. He gave him a secular education. At
the same time he learned much Hebrew.
At the age of thirteen, he
completed trade courses, and he became a bookkeeper in a
manufacturing business. His journalistic activity began
At the end of 1920 he
immigrated to America where he was the Chicago manager
of the local Workmen's Circle school, and at the same
time was active as a journalist. Later he settled in New
York as a co-editor of "Yt'a" (Yiddish Telegraf Agentur)
and afterwards called upon their service the Jewish
communities throughout the world.
S. worked a lot in the field
of children's literature and collected songs to sing in
schools and children's homes and [instsenirt] childrens'
[meshhlekh], for which he published the one-acter "Di
kishufmakherin (The Sorceress)" (Warsaw-New York, 1921),
that also later was published in Hebrew as "Hmkhshfh",
publisher "Tlpyut", Warsaw.
He also released the brasher
"Vi azoy in lyvik gekumen tsu zeyn glum" (publisher "Tsveygn",
N. Y., 1924) [p. 16/ 32○].
Zalmen Reyzen -- "Leksikon
fun der yidisher literatur (Lexicon of Yiddish
Literature)", Vol. II, pp. 659-61.
Kh. Sh. Kazhdon?
--Kinder-literatur, "Bikher-velt", 3-4, 1923.