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Saul Bellow

Name at birth: Solomon BellowsSaul Bellow was a Jewish-American writer who in 1976 won the Nobel Prize for a career that included the novels Herzog (1965) and Seize the Day (1956). The son of Russian…

Saul Bellow

Saul BellownovelistBorn: 6/10/1915Birthplace: Lachine, Quebec, Canada Bellows's varied portrayals of Jewish-American life among disillusioned modern city-dwellers won him the Nobel Prize for …

Saul Bellow 2005 Deaths

Saul BellowAge: 89 novelist whose varied portrayals of Jewish American life among disillusioned modern city-dwellers won him the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1976. His novels, often set in Ch…

Bellows

The pit of the stomach. To knock a man on the “bellows” takes his “wind (breath) away.” Sing old rose and burn the bellows. (See Sing.) Source: Dictionary of Phra…

Saul

in Dryden's satire of Absalom and Achitophel, is meant for Oliver Cromwell. As Saul persecuted David and drove him from Jerusalem, so Cromwell persecuted Charles II. and drove him from Engl…

Saul Alinsky

Tough, pragmatic and a lover of humanity, Saul Alinsky pioneered a method of helping poor and working-class people organize themselves to improve their communities. Combining urban social theories he…

Saul Chaplin

Saul Chaplin(Saul Kaplan)composer, songwriter, arranger, producerBorn: 2/19/1912Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York Working in films from the 1930s to the 1980s, he won an Academy Award for Best Mu…

Saul Chaplin

Saul Chaplinsongwriter, producer, musical director, vocal arranger Chaplin was nominated for five Oscars and won three for his scores of An American in Paris, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers a…

Saul Steinberg

Saul SteinbergAge: 84 artist and cartoonist whose work appeared in The New Yorker for more than half a century. He was noted for elevating comic illustration to the level of fine art. Died: Ne…

Saul Zaentz

Saul Zaentzmovie producerBorn: 2/28/1921Birthplace: Passaic, New Jersey Zaentz has a pretty good Oscar batting average. He has produced only eight movies since 1975 and three won the best pict…