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Sholom Aleichem (1859–1916)

Sholom Aleichem (translated from Hebrew as a greeting "Peace be with you") was the pseudonym of Sholom Yakov Rabinovitz. He was born on February 18, 1859, in Pereyaslav near Kiev, Ukraine, in the Russian Empire. His father was a religious scholar and the family was trilingual. After his mother died of cholera, when he was only 12 years of age, his... See full bio »

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Filmography

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 1991 Wandering Stars (play "Blundzhende Shtern")
 1985 Tevye molochnik (TV Series) (written by)
 1971 Fiddler on the Roof (adapted from stories - as Sholem Aleichem)
 1968 Nes B'Ayara (story)
 1968 Tevye and His Seven Daughters (novel: in the German version - uncredited in the German version, uncredited)
 1964 Die höhere Schule (TV Movie) (story - as Scholem Alejchem)
 1962 Prva ljubav (TV Movie) (novel)
 1962 Tevye and His Seven Daughters (TV Movie) (play)
 1959 Play of the Week (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- World of Sholom Aleichem (1959) ... (written by)
 1959 The World of Sholom Aleichem (TV Movie) (stories A Tale of Chelm, The High School)
 1951 It Will Never Happen Again (play "Pozar w Klarysewce" - as Szalom Alejchem)
 1939 Tevya (story "Khavah and play "Tevye der Milkhiker"")
 1933 Skvoz slyozy (play "The Enchanted Tailor")
 1927 Mabul (Short) (novel)
 1925 Jewish Luck (novel "Menachem Mendel")
 1919 Broken Barriers (story "Tevye's Daughters" - as Shalom Aleichem)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage [Posthumous credit]: Wrote source material (stories) for "Fiddler on the Roof", produced on Broadway. Musical comedy/drama. Book by Joseph Stein. Music by Jerry Bock. Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick. Music orchestrated by Don Walker. Musical Director: Milton Greene. Vocal arrangements by Milton Greene. Dance arrangements by ... See more »

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1 Biographical Movie | See more »

Alternate Names:

Shalom Aleichem | Sholem Aleichem | Scholem Alejchem | Szalom Alejchem
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Trivia:

Grandfather of Bel Kaufman, author of Up the Down Staircase (1967).

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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