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Sholem Asch died at age 76, respectable. Check out the death cause, death date, and more facts about the circumstances surrounding novelist Sholem Asch's death.

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Polish-born Yiddish author who described Jewish life in the antisemitic Ukraine. He wrote Kiddush ha-Shem, one of the earliest books in modern Yiddish literature.

He was educated in Kutno, Poland in his younger years. He later moved to Wloclawek, where he supported himself by serving as a letter writer for illiterate townspeople.

His 1907 drama, God of Vengeance, was performed on Broadway and resulted in the arrest of the entire cast on obscenity charges.

How did Sholem Asch die?

Information about the death of Sholem Asch
Cause of deathN/A
Age of death76 years
BirthdayNovember 1, 1880
Death dateJune 10, 1957
Place of deathLondon, United Kingdom
Place of burialN/A


"The lash may force men to physical labor, it cannot force them to spiritual creativity."

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"The sword conquered for a while, but the spirit conquers for ever!"

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"An illness is like a journey into a far country; it sifts all one's experience and removes it to a point so remote that it appears like a vision."

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"Writing comes more easily if you have something to say."

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