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.
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How old is Isaac Bashevis Singer? He was born in 1902, he was 120 years old at the time of his death.
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|Age||120 years old|
|Birthday||November 21, 1902|
|Date of Death||July 24, 1991|
Quotes by Isaac Bashevis Singer
The waste basket is the writer’s best friend.— Isaac Bashevis Singer
Originality is not seen in single words or even in sentences. Originality is the sum total of a man’s thinking or his writing.— Isaac Bashevis Singer
When you betray somebody else, you also betray yourself.— Isaac Bashevis Singer
We must believe in free will, we have no choice.— Isaac Bashevis Singer
Every creator painfully experiences the chasm between his inner vision and its ultimate expression.— Isaac Bashevis Singer