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Sol Yurick

(1925-2013) Novelist. Sol Yurick was born in the Bronx, New York, and died in Brooklyn, New York. He studied at New York University.

Burt Young

(1940-2023) Actor, author. Burt Young was born in Queens, New York, and died in Los Angeles, California.

Ed Young

(1931-2023) Illustrator, children’s book writer. Ed Young was born in Tianjin, China, and died in Hastings-on-Hudson, New York.

Walter Yetnikoff

(1933-2021) Executive, author. Walter Yetnikoff was born in Brooklyn, New York, and died in Bridgeport, Connecticut.

Ella Flagg Young

(1845-1918) Educator, author. Ella Flagg Young was born in Buffalo, New York, and died in Washington, District of Columbia.

Izzy Young

(1928-2019) Author. Izzy Young was born in Manhattan, New York, and died in Stockholm, Sweden. He was the proprietor of the Folklore Center, a shop in Greenwich Village.