Hersh Rosenfeld, Yiddish Poet, Dead; Was Honored by Finnish Government
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Hersh Rosenfeld, Yiddish Poet, Dead; Was Honored by Finnish Government

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Hersh Rosenfield, noted Yiddish poet, died here this weekend at the age of 76. He was best known for his rendering into Yiddish of the Kalevala, the epic poem of Finnish literature. In 1954 he was honored by the Finnish Government for his work, which was hailed as a literary; tour de force in the Yiddish language press, Mr. Rosenfeld spent many years in the translation into Yiddish of what he considered characteristic American writing. Funeral services will be held tomorrow.

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