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Full Name: Isaac Bashevis Singer
(1904-1991) Novelist, short story writer. Born in a Jewish village in Poland, Mr. Singer moved to Manhattan, New York, in 1935 to flee from the rising anti-Semitism. He continued to live there for more than thirty years on the Upper West Side, at 86th and Broadway. His novels, which he wrote in Yiddish, are primarily epic works about Jewish families and the decline of religious faith. They include "The Family Moskat" (1950), "The Manor" (1967), and "The Estate" (1969). His work was published by the "Jewish Daily Forward," 173-175 East Broadway. Mr. Singer won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1978. He was a brother of Israel Joshua Singer who also was a novelist.
Author's Timeline:
1935 New York County
Singer moved to Manhattan, New York in 1935. 
1904 (Unknown) County
Singer was born in what is now Leoncin, Poland in 1904. 
1991 (Unknown) County
Isaac Singer died in Miami, Florida in 1991 after suffering several strokes. 
1950 (Unknown) County
The Family Moskat
1967 (Unknown) County
The Manor
1969 (Unknown) County
The Estate
1957 (Unknown) County
Gimpel, the Fool, and Other Stories
Short stories. 
1960 (Unknown) County
The Magician of Lublin
1991 (Unknown) County
Isaac Singer was interred at Beth-El Cemetery, Washington Township, Bergen County, New Jersey.  
1961 (Unknown) County
The Spinoza of Market Street and Other Stories
Short stories. 
1962 (Unknown) County
The Slave
1969 (Unknown) County
A Day of Pleasure: Stories of a Boy Growing Up in Warsaw
Short stories. 
1970 (Unknown) County
A Friend of Kafka
Short fiction. 
1973 (Unknown) County
A Crown of Feathers
Novel; winner of the National Book Award. 
? New York County
Singer wrote for the "Jewish Daily Forward." 

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