[Mendele] Mendele Personal Notices & Announcements--Mani Leyb copyright permissions

Victor Bers victor.bers at yale.edu
Fri Apr 9 10:54:11 EDT 2010

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April 9, 2010

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Date: Thu, 1 Apr 2010 22:23:51 EDT
From: CassBlum at aol.com
Subject: Mani Leyb-copyright permission
Mani Leyb permissions

In a book forthcoming from the University of Nebraska Press, I would like 
to quote from two poems by Mani Leyb.  One begins "bay di vayse tishn," 
and the other is the more well-known "Zey" ("They").

Does anyone know of an estate or heirs who could grant permission for the 

Does anyone know when "bay di vayse tishn" was originally published?  If 
before 1922, it is considered to be in the public domain and I need not 
seek permission for use of it.  "Zey" is postwar.

Ellen Cassedy
Takoma Park, MD
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