Daniel Charney, Yiddish author, died today after a long illness at the age of 71. He had been a member of the editorial staff of The Day, the Yiddish daily, since 1925.
He was a brother of the late Samuel Niger, noted Jewish critic and essayist, and of B. Charney-Vladek, late manager of the Jewish Daily Forward. Born in Russia, he left the country after the Communist revolution and lived in Berlin and Paris until World War II, when he immigrated to the United States. He is the author of a number of books published in this country and abroad.
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