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Isaac Bashevis Singer

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Isaac Bashevis Singer
Isaac Bashevis Singer in 1988
BornIzaak Zynger
(1902-11-21)November 21, 1902
Leoncin, Congress Poland
DiedJuly 24, 1991(1991-07-24) (aged 88)
Surfside, Florida, USA
Pen nameBashevis
Varshavsky
D. Segal
OccupationNovelist, short story writer
LanguageYiddish
EthnicityPolish Jew
CitizenshipUnited States
GenresFictional prose
Notable work(s)The Magician of Lublin
A Day of Pleasure
Notable award(s)Nobel Prize in Literature
1978


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Isaac Bashevis Singer (November 21, 1902 – July 24, 1991) was a leading writer in Yiddish literature. He was a Jewish American who was born in Poland. He won the Nobel Prize in Literature.