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Full Name: Izzy Young
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(1928-2019) Author. Izzy Young was born in Manhattan, New York, and died in Stockholm, Sweden. He was the proprietor of the Folklore Center, a shop in Greenwich Village.
Author's Timeline:
1928 New York County
Israel Goodman Young was born on the Lower East Side of Manhattan, New York, on March 26, 1928. 
1950 Kings County
During the 1950s Mr. Young worked at Borough Park Shomer Shabbos, a bakery his father established in Brooklyn, New York. 
1957 New York County
Mr. Young opened the Folklore Center in 1957. 
2019 New York County
Izzy Young died at his home in Stockholm, Sweden, on February 4, 2019. 
2013 (Unknown) County
The Conscience of the Folk Revival: The Writings of Israel 'Izzy' Young
(Pub: Scarecrow Press ISBN: 0810883082 / 978-0810883086)
Mr. Young wrote a regular column in Sing Out!. These columns and other of his writings were collected in this book edited by Scott Barretta. Sing Out! was a quarterly journal of folk songs and music. 
? Bronx County
As a child, Mr. Young lived in the Bronx, New York. 
? Bronx County
Mr. Young attended the Bronx High School of Science. 
? Kings County
Mr. Young attended Brooklyn College, but did not graduate. 

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