Alter Esselin bio

Birth Name: Alter Esselin

Occupation: Poet

Place Of Birth: Russia

Date Of Birth: April 23, 1889

Date Of Death: November 22, 1974

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Alter Esselin was born on the 23rd of April, 1889. He was best known for being a Poet. Russian-American, Yiddish-language poet known for Knoytn, Unter der last, and other works. He was the 1954 recipient of the prestigious Harry Kovner Award for Yiddish poetry.

Alter Esselin was born in Russia. His father died when he was ten years old, and his mother apprenticed him to a carpenter. His poems frequently dealt with themes of poverty and loneliness.

Alter Esselin was a Taurus and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Alter Esselin was born in 1880s.

Alter Esselin is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Alter Esselin’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Alter Esselin’s parents.

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Alter Esselin was born in the Year of the Ox.

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REAL NAME: Alter Esselin
BIRTH DAY: Tuesday



Zodiac Sign: Alter Esselin was a Taurus. People of this zodiac sign like cooking, romance, working with hands and dislike sudden changes, complications, and insecurity. The strengths of this sign are being reliable, patient, practical, devoted, responsible, stable, while weaknesses can be stubborn, possessive and uncompromising. The greatest overall compatibility with Taurus is Scorpio and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Alter Esselin was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are persistent and straightforward. They have a strong faith and can be seen as stubborn in their old ways.

Ruling Planet: Alter Esselin had a ruling planet of Venus and has a ruling planet of Venus and by astrological associations Friday is ruled by Venus. Venus is the planet of love, harmony, money and possessions. Venus is graceful, charming, sensual and social. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have beauty, charm and sensuality.

Alter Esselin’s birth sign is Taurus and he had a ruling planet of Venus.

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