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Isaac Bashevis Singer

Isaac Bashevis Singer (born on July 14, 1904 in Radzymin, Poland, died on July 24, 1991 in Miami, Florida) won the Nobel Prize in literature in 1978.

Isaac Bashevis Singer was the son of a rabbi. He emigrated in 1935 to the USA, where he started writing as a journalist and columnist for The Forward, a Jewish newspaper in New York. Singer wrote nearly all his work in Yiddish.

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