Saul Bellow

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Saul Bellow
BornSolomon Bellows
(1915-06-10)10 June 1915
Lachine, Quebec, Canada
Died5 April 2005(2005-04-05) (aged 89)
Brookline, Massachusetts, United States
Alma materUniversity of Chicago
Northwestern University
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Notable awardsNobel Prize in Literature
Pulitzer Prize for Fiction
National Medal of Arts
National Book Award
1954, 1965, 1971
SpouseAnita Goshkin (1937–56), Alexandra (Sondra) Tschacbasov (1956–59), Susan Glassman (1961–64), Alexandra Bagdasar Ionescu Tulcea (1974–85), Janis Freedman (1989–2005)


Saul Bellow (June 10, 1915 – April 5, 2005) was a Canadian-American writer. He was born Solomon Bellows in Lachine, Montreal to Russian parents. He moved to Chicago, Illinois, when he was nine. He became an American citizen in 1941. He won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1976. He wrote the books Henderson the Rain King and Herzog. He died in Brookline, Massachusetts.