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us: Hill, Errol

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    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1921-08-05
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 2003-09-15
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Port of Spain (Trinidad and Tobago)
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        (naf) United States
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        • Organization: (naf) Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (Great Britain)
        • Organization: (naf) Yale School of Drama
        • Organization: (naf) University of the West Indies
        • Organization: (naf) Dartmouth College
        • Organization: (naf) City University of New York
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        (naf) Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (Great Britain)
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        (naf) Yale School of Drama
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        (naf) University of the West Indies
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        (naf) Dartmouth College
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        (naf) City University of New York
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    • found: Author's The ping-pong ... 1955.
    • found: His Shakespeare in sable, 1984: CIP t.p. (Errol Hill) CIP data sheet (b. 8-5-21)
    • found: A history of African American theatre, c2003: CIP t.p. (Errol G. Hill) pub. info. (prof. Emeritus at Dartmouth Coll., Hanover, N.H.; he taught at the Univ. of the West Indies and Ibadan Univ., Nigeria)
    • found: African American National Biography, accessed January 30, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Hill, Errol; Errol Gaston Hill; scholar, theater historian, editor, playwright, director. He was born 05 August 1921 in Port of Spain, Trinidad; graduated from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London (1951); holds a BA and MFA from Yale University School of Drama (1958-1962) anda DFA from Yale University (1966). He taught at the University of the West Indies, Jamaica (1953-1958, 1962) and at the City University of New York (1967-1968); was appointed professor at Dartmouth College (1968-2003); was named Dartmouth's John D. Willard Professor of Drama and Oratory (1976) and received Dartmouth College Presidential Medal for Outstanding Leadership and Achievement (1991). His last book, A History of African American Theatre won Theatre Library Association's George Freedley Memorial Award (2003). He died 15 September 2003)
  • LC Classification

    • PR9272.9.H55
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    • 1980-05-28: new
    • 2015-11-13: revised
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