Singer, Isaac Bashevis, 1904-1991

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1904-11-21
Death 1991-07-24
Americans
Spanish; Castilian, French, Polish, Russian, German, Danish, English, Hebrew, Italian, Yiddish

Biographical notes:

BIOGHIST REQUIRED Novelist, short story writer.

From the guide to the Isaac Bashevis Singer Manuscripts, [ca. 1960]-1971, (Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library, )

Novelist, short story writer; came to America in 1935. Born Isaac Singer July 14, 1904, in Radzymin, Poland; son of Pinchos Menachem and Bathsheba (Zylberman) Singer.

From the description of Manuscripts collection, [ca. 1960]-1970. (New York University). WorldCat record id: 477256024

Polish-born American author of novels, short stories, plays, and children's fiction; recipient of the 1978 Nobel Prize for Literature.

From the description of Isaac Bashevis Singer Papers, 1775, 1923-1995. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 84377894

Isaac Bashevis Singer (pseudonym Isaac Warshofsky) was born July 14, 1904, in Radzymin, Poland. He came to the United States in 1935 and became a naturalized citizen in 1943. He died July 24, 1991, in Surfside, FL. As an author he wrote fiction that chronicled the lives and legends of Eastern European Jews, and the adventures of new American immigrants in the twentieth century. Many of his stories evoke the culture of the Jewish ghettos of Eastern Europe. He was the son of a Jewish rabbi, and did most of his writing in Yiddish. In 1978 he won the Nobel Prize for literature. Biographical Sources: Something About the Author, vols. 3, 27, 68 Children's Literature Review, vol. 1

From the guide to the Isaac Bashevis Singer Papers, 1968, (University of Minnesota Libraries Children's Literature Research Collections [clrc])

Isaac Bashevis Singer (pseudonym Isaac Warshofsky) was born July 14, 1904, in Radzymin, Poland. He came to the United States in 1935 and became a naturalized citizen in 1943. He died July 24, 1991, in Surfside, FL. As an author he wrote fiction that chronicled the lives and legends of Eastern European Jews, and the adventures of new American immigrants in the twentieth century. Many of his stories evoke the culture of the Jewish ghettos of Eastern Europe. He was the son of a Jewish rabbi, and did most of his writing in Yiddish. In 1978 he won the Nobel Prize for literature. Biographical Sources: Something About the Author, vols. 3, 27, 68 Children's Literature Review, vol. 1.

From the description of Isaac Bashevis Singer Papers 1968. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 462884578

Polish-American author.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Tel Aviv, to Seymour Peck, [no year] May 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270872256

Isaac Bashevis Singer, playwright.

From the description of Shlemiel the first: typescript, 1994. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 144652516

Novelist, short story writer.

From the description of Manuscripts, [ca. 1960]-1971. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122600476

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Subjects:

  • Yiddish literature
  • Jews--fiction
  • American literature--20th century
  • Jewish literature
  • Jews, Polish
  • Authors, Yiddish--Biography
  • Children's stories
  • Authors, American
  • Short stories, Jewish
  • Jewish folk literature
  • Yiddish literature--Translations into English
  • Authors, Yiddish
  • Nobel Prize winners
  • Jewish authors
  • Nobel laureate

Occupations:

  • Authors
  • Jewish authors
  • Yiddish authors
  • Translator

Places:

  • Warsaw, 78, PL
  • New York City, NY, US
  • Surfside, FL, US