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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 Biography

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…

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…

Brewer's: 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…

Elias Bellows HOLMES

HOLMES, Elias Bellows, a Representative from New York; born in Fletcher, Vt., May 22, 1807; attended the district schools and St. Albans Academy; taught school; studied law at Pittsford, N.Y.; …

Saul Chaplin Biography

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 Music for …

Brewer's: 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 B. Marantz Biography

Saul B. MarantzAge: 85 pioneer in developing high-fidelity audio components. He was also a classical guitarist, photographer, graphics designer, and collector of Chinese and Japanese art. Died…

Saul Chaplin Biography

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…