James Mercer Langston Hughes (February 1, 1902 – May 22, 1967) was an
American poet, ..... History of the Negro in America, with Milton Meltzer. 1956;
Famous Negro Heroes of America, 1958; Fig...
American poet, novelist and playwright Langston Hughes was a primary
contributor to ... Famous People Born in Missouri · Famous People Born on
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(James) Langston Hughes began writing in high school, and even at this early
age was developing the voice that made him famous. Hughes was born in Joplin,
Short illustrated profile, along with a timeline that shows major events which
shaped the writer's life.
Langston Hughes was a famous American poet who was among the earliest
innovators of using jazz poetry. Read more about the life of this prolific writer in
While born in Joplin, Missouri, on February 1, 1902, James Mercer Langston
Hughes did not live in Missouri very long. His father abandoned the family when
Langston Hughes wrote more than 60 books, including poems, novels, short ...
The First Book of Rhythms, Famous Negro Music Makers and Don't You Turn ...
Arnold Rampersad. Born in 1902 in Joplin, Missouri, Langston Hughes grew up
mainly in Lawrence, Kansas, but also lived in Illinois, Ohio, and Mexico. By the ...
Feb 11, 2016 ... Alternative title: James Mercer Langston Hughes. Langston HughesAmerican
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We share 10 facts about Langston Hughes – a leader of the Harlem ... Its famous
line, “My soul has grown deep like the rivers,” was used as his epitaph.