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1. Isaac Bashevis. 1904--91, US writer of Yiddish novels and short stories; born in Poland. His works include Satan in Goray (1935), The Family Moscat (1950), the autobiographical In my Father's Court (1966), and The King of the Fields (1989): Nobel prize for literature 1978
2. Isaac Merrit. 1811--75, US inventor, who originated and developed an improved chain-stitch sewing machine (1852)

Singer

Lorelei
siren whose singing lured ships to their destruction. [Ger. Lit.: Benét, 599]
sirens
their singing so sweet, it lured sailors to their death. [Gk. Myth.: Hamilton, 48]
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And a new piece by composer Philip Glass based on Cohen's book of poetry "Book of Longing," has been conceived as an evening-length concert work composed for musicians, singers, spoken word and imagery.
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The university has a collection dedicated to preserving the history and accomplishments of the Fisk Jubilee Singers that includes newspaper clippings, music, autographs, and the diaries of Ella Sheppard Moore, a member of original Jubilee Singers.
Unfortunately, the authors offer little insight into the man they call Matt Singer (his real name is not revealed, presumably because he has never been arrested).