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Sholem Aleichem

Born: Mar 2, 1859

Death: May 13, 1916

Birthplace: Pereiaslav-Khmelnytskyi

Profession: Writer

Nationality: United States

Sholem Aleichem

Date of Birth : Mar 2, 1859
Date of Death : May 13, 1916
Birth Place : Pereiaslav-Khmelnytskyi

Solomon Naumovich Rabinovich, better known under his pen name Sholem Aleichem, was a leading Yiddish author and playwright. The musical Fiddler on the Roof, based on his stories about Tevye the Dairyman, was the first commercially successful English-language stage production about Jewish life in Eastern Europe.


  • Writer
  • Author

Also known as

  • Solomon Naumovich Rabinovich
  • Sholom Aleichem
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