Icchokas Meras

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Birthday
8, 1934
Birthplace
Lithuania
Death Date
Mar 13, 2014 (79)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
8, 1934
Birthplace
Lithuania
Death Date
Mar 13, 2014 (79)

About

Lithuanian-Jewish writer whose literary work grew out of his childhood experience of the Holocaust. His notable works include Geltonas lopas (The Yellow Patch) and Lygiosios trunka akimirka (A Stalemate Lasts But a Moment).

Before Fame

He was saved from the Holocaust when a Lithuanian peasant family hid and later adopted him.

Trivia

He was awarded the Lithuanian National Prize in 2010.

Family Life

His family members died in 1941 when the Nazis began targeting Lithuanian Jews.

Associated With

He and Czeslaw Milosz were both well-known writers from Lithuania.

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