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Isaac Bashevis Singer

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Isaac Bashevis Singer

Isaac Bashevis Singer in 1988
Born Izaak Zynger
November 21, 1902(1902-11-21)
Leoncin, Congress Poland
Died July 24, 1991(1991-07-24) (aged 88)
Surfside, Florida, USA
Pen name Bashevis
D. Segal
Occupation Novelist, short story writer
Language Yiddish
Ethnicity Polish Jew
Citizenship United States
Genres Fictional prose
Notable work(s) The Magician of Lublin
A Day of Pleasure
Notable award(s) Nobel Prize in Literature


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