Israel Zangwill

About Israel Zangwill

Birth Day: February 14, 1864
Birth Place: England
Died On: Aug 1, 1926 (age 62)
Birth Sign: Aquarius

Israel Zangwill Net Worth

Israel Zangwill was bornon February 14, 1864 in England. An English novelist, playwright, and humorist, he is best known for his 1908 play, The Melting Pot, which focuses on a Russian-Jewish immigrant family named the Quixanos. He is also known for his 1892 novel, Children of the Ghetto: A Study of a Peculiar People.
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About

An English Novelist, Playwright, and humorist, he is best known for his 1908 play, The Melting Pot, which focuses on a Russian-Jewish immigrant family named the Quixanos. He is also known for his 1892 novel, Children of the Ghetto: A Study of a Peculiar People.

Before Fame

At age nine, he began attending the Jews' Free School in Spitalfields (east London), where he later secured a full-time teaching position. His famous play, The Melting Pot, premiered at New York's Comedy Theatre in September of 1909.

Trivia

He fought for both women's suffrage and Jewish emancipation.

Family Life

He and his Novelist brother, Louis Zangwill, were born in London to Russian-Jewish parents. With his wife, Edith Ayrton, he had a son named Oliver.

Associated With

He became close friends with the acclaimed Victorian author, H.G. Wells.