"Isaac Goldberg" was an United States/American journalist, author, critic, translator, editor, publisher, and lecturer. Born in Boston, Massachusetts/Boston he studied at Harvard University and received a Bachelor's degree/BA degree in 1910, a Master's degree/MA degree in 1911 and a Doctorate/PhD in 1912. He traveled to Europe as a journalist during World War I writing for the Boston Evening Transcript.
He wrote biographies of H. L. Mencken, Havelock Ellis, W. S. Gilbert, Arthur Sullivan, and George Gershwin, books on theatrical and musical appreciation, and contributed articles for many magazines. He also founded, published, and edited a monthly news magazine called Panorama (American magazine)/Panorama.
He was fluent in Yiddish language/Yiddish, Spanish language/Spanish, French language/French, German language/German, Italian language/Italian, and Portuguese language/Portuguese and translated a variety of literary works into English language/English. He received a fellowship from the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation/Guggenheim Foundation in 1932 to write a history of Spain/Spanish and Portugal/Portuguese literature in United States/America. He was also a lecturer on Hispanic literature at Harvard University from 1931 to 1932.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous critics! More Isaac Goldberg on Wikipedia.