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us: Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967

  • URI(s)

  • Instance Of

  • Scheme Membership(s)

  • Collection Membership(s)

  • Fuller Name

    • James Mercer Langston
  • Variants

    • us: Hughes, James Langston, 1902-1967
    • us: Khʹi͡uz, Lengston, 1902-1967
    • us: Hiyūz, Lānkistūn, 1902-1967
    • us: Khʹi͡uz, L. (Lengston), 1902-1967
    • us: Huza, L., 1902-1967
    • us: יוז, לענגסטאן, 1902־1967
    • us: ヒューズラングストン, 1902-1967
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

    • Death Date

    • Birth Place

        (naf) Joplin (Mo.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) New York (N.Y.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Lincoln University (Pa.)
        • Organization: (naf) Columbia University
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Harlem Suitcase Theatre
        • Organization: New Negro Theatre in Los Angeles
        • Organization: Skyloft Players in Harlem
        • Organization: New Negro Poets USA
    • Gender

    • Associated Language

    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Poetry
          (lcsh) Civil rights
        • Occupation

            (lcsh) Social reformers
              (lcsh) Authors, Black
                (lcsh) Poets
                  (lcsh) Authors
                    (lcsh) Editors
                • Use For

                • Sources

                  • found: The weary blues, 1926: t.p. (Langston Hughes)
                  • found: Shostakovich, D.D. Ispanskie pesni [SR] 1964?: label (Chetyre romansa na slova L. Khʹi͡uza) container (Four romances, words by L. Huza [in rom.])
                  • found: Wikipedia, Jan. 9, 2015 (James Mercer Langston Hughes (Feb. 1, 1902, Joplin, Missouri - May 22, 1967, New York City,) was an American poet, social activist, novelist, playwright, and columnist; he was one of the earliest innovators of the then-new literary art form called jazz poetry; Hughes is best known as a leader of the Harlem Renaissance) {}
                  • found: African American National Biography, accessed via The Oxford African American Studies Center online database, July 27, 2014: (Hughes, Langston; James Langston Hughes; poet; born 01 February 1902 in Joplin, Missouri, United States; in 1921 entered Columbia University; after one year left Columbia and traveled as a dishwasher and cook's assistant on freighters to Africa and Holland and at Le Grand Duc in Paris, later worked as a busboy in Washington, D.C.; graduated from Lincoln University (1929); founded the Harlem Suitcase Theatre (1938), the New Negro Theatre in Los Angeles (1939), and the Skyloft Players in Harlem (1942); edited New Negro Poets USA (1964); wrote an autobiography, The Big Sea; died 22 May 1967 in New York, New York, United States)
                • LC Classification

                  • PS3515.U274
                • Editorial Notes

                  • [Machine-derived non-Latin script reference project.]
                  • [Non-Latin script references not evaluated.]
                • Change Notes

                  • 1980-08-21: new
                  • 2015-03-27: revised
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