Rosten, Leo Calvin
- (1908-97)American humorist. He was born in Lodz in Poland, and went to the US as a child. He later served in the US government. Under his pen name Leonard Q. Ross he wrote The Education of H*y*m*a*n K*a*p*l*a*n and The Return of H*y*m*a*n K*a*p*l*a*n. He also wrote the Joys of Yiddish.
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ROSTEN, LEO CALVIN — (1908–1997), U.S. humorist. Born in Lodz, Poland, Rosten was taken to the U.S. as a child. He received a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago in 1937. He had a distinguished career in the U.S. government as a consultant to the secretary of war… … Encyclopedia of Judaism
Rosten, Leo Calvin — ▪ 1998 Polish born American writer (b. April 11, 1908, Lodz, Pol. d. Feb. 19, 1997, New York, N.Y.), had a six decade long career during which he wrote numerous works, both fiction and nonfiction, that celebrated the culture, humour, and… … Universalium
Rosten, Leo — ▪ American writer in full Leo Calvin Rosten, pseudonym Leonard Q. Ross born April 11, 1908, Łódź, Pol. died Feb. 19, 1997, New York, N.Y. Polish born American author and social scientist best known for his popular books on Yiddish… … Universalium
Leo Rosten — Leo Calvin Rosten (11 avril 1908 – 19 février 1997) est né à Łódź, alors en Russie et maintenant en Pologne, et est mort à New York. Enseignant et chercheur, il est surtout connu comme humoriste dans les domaines de la rédaction de scénarios et d … Wikipédia en Français
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