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Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967

LC control no.n 80014956
Descriptive conventionsrda
LC classificationPS3515.U274
Personal name headingHughes, Langston, 1902-1967
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Variant(s)Hughes, James Langston, 1902-1967
Khʹi︠u︡z, Lengston, 1902-1967
Hiyūz, Lānkistūn, 1902-1967
Khʹi︠u︡z, L. (Lengston), 1902-1967
Huza, L., 1902-1967
יוז, לענגסטאן, 1902־1967
ヒューズラングストン, 1902-1967
Other standard no.0000000121303076
44315795
Q188093
Associated countryUnited States
Birth date1902-02-01
Death date1967-05-22
Place of birthJoplin (Mo.)
Place of deathNew York (N.Y.)
Field of activityPoetry Civil rights
AffiliationLincoln University (Pa.) Columbia University
Harlem Suitcase Theatre New Negro Theatre in Los Angeles Skyloft Players in Harlem New Negro Poets USA
Profession or occupationSocial reformers Authors, Black
Poets Authors Editors
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Found inThe weary blues, 1926: t.p. (Langston Hughes)
Shostakovich, D.D. Ispanskie pesni [SR] 1964?: label (Chetyre romansa na slova L. Khʹi︠u︡za) container (Four romances, words by L. Huza [in rom.])
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)
   <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Langston_Hughes>
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)
National bib agency no.1030J7925E
Associated languageeng
Invalid LCCNn 80126105
Quality codenlc