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Naftali Gross, Noted Jewish Poet, Dies in New York; Was 59

Naftali Gross, Yiddish author, poet and journalist, died here today at the age of 59. Born in Kolomea, Austria, Mr. Gross came to this country in 1914. A member of the editorial staff of the Jewish Daily Forward since 1943, Mr. Gross published numerous poems, ballads, tales and translations and contributed articles and poems to various magazines.