Isaac Leib Peretz

Isaac Leib Peretz

Born: May 18, 1852

Died: April 3, 1915

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Biography: Isaac Leib Peretz, also known as Yitskhok Leybush Peretz and Icchok Lejbusz Perec or Izaak Lejb Perec, best known as I.L. Peretz, was a Yiddish language author and playwright. Payson R. Stevens, Charles M. Levine, and Sol Steinmetz count him with Mendele Mokher Seforim and Sholem Aleichem as one of the three great classical Yiddish writers.

Source/Notes: Sewing the Wedding Gown, 1906. Nine One-Act Plays from Yiddish. B. F. White, translated Boston, John W. Luce & Co., 1932, p. 127.
Source/Notes: Quoted by M. Samuel, Prince of the Ghetto, 146.
Source/Notes: Fir Dores Fir Tzavoes, 1901. Alle Verk, iv. 237.

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Source/Notes: Der Dichter, 1910. S. Liptzin. Peretz. Yivo, 1947, p. 321.
Source/Notes: Mesiras Nefesh, c. 1910. Alle Verk, vii. 155.

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