Sadeh, Pinchas

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Sadeh, Pinchas Gender: M
Feldman, Pinchas
born on 17 June 1929 at 12:00 (= 12:00 noon )
Place Lviv, Ukraine, 49n50, 24e0
Timezone LST m30e31 (is standard time)
Data source
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Starkman
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 25°42' s_mo.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 03°18 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 21°50'


Israeli novelist and poet.

Sadeh began writing in 1951. He published six collections of poetry, two novels, a novella, four books of diaries and essays, a children`s book and a collection of hassidic folktales. He also translated collections of poetry and novels. With no formal education beyond primary school, Sadeh consistently approached the most elementary existential issues in his writing. Referring to his work as "theological," he remarked that his writing was "a moral act." Combining mythological, autobiographical, mystical and metaphysical elements, there were those who saw him as a teacher and prophet. His style is spare, and emphasizes his desire to avoid all linguistic excess. His novel, Life As a Parable, is autobiographical account of his early life (up to age 27), widely acknowledged as his classic work, it spawned a cult following among young adults. Sadeh received the Bialik Prize in 1990.

Pinhas Sadeh was one of the most prominent figures in the world of Israeli culture.

He died 30 January 1994.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Source Notes

Starkman quotes his autobiography "Life as a Parable": "I was born exactly at midday"


  • Vocation : Writers : Autobiographer
  • Vocation : Writers : Fiction
  • Vocation : Writers : Poet