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Isaac Bashevis Singer
Isaac Bashevis Singer in 1988
Isaac Bashevis Singer in 1988
Born Izaak Zynger
(1902-11-21)November 21, 1902
Leoncin, Congress Poland
Died July 24, 1991(1991-07-24) (aged 88)
Surfside, Florida, USA
Pen name Bashevis
D. Segal
Occupation Novelist, short story writer
Language Yiddish
Citizenship United States
Genre Fictional prose
Notable works The Magician of Lublin
A Day of Pleasure
Notable awards Nobel Prize in Literature


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.

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