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Lev Moiseevich Kvitko

Lev Kvitko, USSR Poet.

Background

  • Kvitko, Lev was born on October 15, 1890 in Goloskovo, Ukraine.

  • Career

    • Orphan, began independent life at the age of 10. His poem RedStorm, 1918, was the first Jewish poem on the October Revolution. Began writing children’s poems in Yiddish, 1919.
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    Born October 15, 1890
    Died August 12, 1952
    (aged 61)
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