Isaac Bashevis Singer

Polish-American author

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.

Isaac Bashevis Singer
Isaac Bashevis Singer in 1988
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
D. Segal
OccupationNovelist, short story writer
CitizenshipUnited States
GenreFictional prose
Notable worksThe Magician of Lublin
A Day of Pleasure
Notable awardsNobel Prize in Literature