Abel Meeropol, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Abel Meeropol

American songwriter

Date of Birth: 10-Feb-1903

Place of Birth: The Bronx, New York, United States

Date of Death: 30-Oct-1986

Profession: writer, poet, songwriter

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Aquarius

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About Abel Meeropol

  • Abel Meeropol (February 14, 1903 – October 29, 1986) was an American songwriter and poet whose works were published under his pseudonym, Lewis Allan.
  • He wrote "Strange Fruit" (1937), which was recorded by Billie Holiday.
  • Meeropol was a member of the American Communist Party, but would later quit.

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