List of Yiddish language poets

List of Yiddish language poets

Poets who wrote or write much of their poetry in the Yiddish language include:

A

* Moshe Altman
* Efraim Auerbach
* Zelik Axelrod

B

* Zelik Barditshever
* Rachel Baumvoll
* Elye Beyder
* Chaim Beyder
* Alexander Beyderman
* Alexander Belousov
* Lev Berinsky
* Israil Bercovici
* Menachem Boreisho
* Itshe Borukhovitsh
* Joseph Bovshover
* Moshe Brodersohn
* Srul Bronshtein

D

* Shike Driz
* Celia Dropkin

E

* David Edelstadt
* Israel Emiot"Britannica Book of the Year 1967", 1967 (for events of 1966), "Literature" section, "Jewish" subsection, "Yiddish" sub-subsection, page 493]

F

* Itzik Fefer
* Mikhoel Felsenbaum
* Ezra Fininberg
* Rokhel Fishman

G

* Mordechai Gebirtig
* Aron Glantz-Leieles, alternative English spelling: Glanz-Leyeles (1899-1968), Polish native and Yiddish poet writing in the United StatesKravitz, Nathaniel, "3,000 Years of Hebrew Literature", Chicago: Swallow Press Inc., 1972, Appendix B ("Other Hebrew Writers and Scholars"), pp 555-559]
* Jacob Glatstein (alternative English spelling: Yankev Glatshteyn)
* Hirsh Glick
* Avrom Gontar
* Chaim Grade
* Uri Zvi Greenberg
* Yankev Groper
* Motl Grubian

H

* Shmuel Halkin
* Moyshe-Leyb Halpern
* Malka Heifetz-Tussman
* Binem Heller
* David Hofstein

K

* Shmerke Kacherginsky
* Menke Katz
* Ariel Koprov
* Avrom Karpinovich (Karpinowicz)
* Itzhak Katzenelson
* Emmanuil Kazakevich
* Dov-Ber Kerler (writing as Boris Karloff)
* Yosef Kerler
* Meyer Kharatz
* Rokhel Korn
* Moyshe Kulbak
* Aron Kushnirov
* Leib Kvitko

L

* Malke Lee
* H. Leivick (1888-1962 in poetry), born in Russia, emigrated to the United States; called "foremost" Yiddish poet and dramatist
* Moshe Lemster
* Mani Leib
* Reuben Ludwig
* Abraham Lyessin (1872-1948), American

M

* Itzik Manger
* Anna Margolin
* Peretz Markish
* Ida Maza
* Kadia Molodowsky

N

* Leib Neidus

O

* Hirsh Osherovich

P

* Gabriel Preil (alternative English spelling: "Gabriel Preyl")
* Abraham Reisen
* Max Riant

R

* Abraham Regelson
* Herz Rivkin
* Khava Rosenfarb
* Morris Rosenfeld

* Motl Saktsier
* Beyle Schaechter-Gottesman
* Gitl Schaechter-Viswanath
* Eliezer Shteinbarg
* Meyer Shtiker
* Esther Shumiatcher Hirschbein
* Simkhe Simkhovich
* Alexander Spiegelblat
* Abraham Nahum Stencl
* Jacob Sternberg
* Abraham Sutzkever

T

* Moshe Teif (alternative English spelling: "Moyshe Tayf")
* Velvel Tshernin

V

* Leyb Vaserman
* Rashel Veprinski
* Aharon Vergelis

W

* Mark Warschawski
* Lyuba Wasserman
* Zisye Weitzman
* Morris Winchevsky

Y

* Yankel Yankelevich
* Azriel Yanover
* Yehoash (Blumgarten)
* Yudica

Z

* Aaron Zeitlin
* Eliakum Zunser
* Reyzl Zhichlinsky

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