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Leading figure of the 20th-century Yiddish Literary Movement and 1978 recipient of the Nobel Prize in Literature. His best known works include The Magician of Lublin and A Crown of Feathers and Other Stories.
The son of a Hasidic rabbi, Singer initially set his own sights on a religious career. He immigrated to the United States in 1935, due to the increasing threat of the Nazi regime in his native Poland.
His memoir, A Day Of Pleasure: Stories of a Boy Growing Up in Warsaw, won a U.S. National Book Award for Children’s Literature.
He married Alma Wassermann in 1940 and spent the last fifty years of his life in New York and Florida. He had a son named Israel.
He and T.S. Eliot were both recipients of the Nobel Prize for Literature.
How did Isaac Bashevis Singer die?
|Cause of death||N/A|
|Age of death||88 years|
|Death date||July 24, 1991|
|Place of death||Surfside, Florida, United States|
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I am thankful, of course, for the prize and thankful to God for each story, each idea, each word, each day.Isaac Bashevis Singer
If you keep on saying things are going to be bad, you have a good chance of being a prophet.Isaac Bashevis Singer
Kindness, I’ve discovered, is everything in life.Isaac Bashevis Singer
I did not become a vegetarian for my health, I did it for the health of the chickens.Isaac Bashevis Singer
The waste basket is the writer’s best friend.Isaac Bashevis Singer