About Sholem Aleichem

Sholem Aleichem
Solomon Naumovich Rabinovich, better known under his pen name Sholem Aleichem, was a leading Yiddish author and playwright from Ukraine. 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. Wikipedia
February 18, 1859, Pereyaslav (in present Ukraine), Russian Empire
May 13, 1916, New York City, United States

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