Sholem Aleichem, 1859-1916

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Dates:
Birth 1859-02-18
Death 1916-05-13
Gender:
Male
Russians
Yiddish

Biographical notes:

Sholem Aleichem (b. Solomon Rabinovich, Feb. 18, 1859, Pereyaslav, Russian Empire–d. May 13, 1916, New York, NY), was a leading Yiddish author and playwright. The musical Fiddler on the Roof was based on his stories about Tevye the Dairyman.

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