Langston Hughes

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Langston Hughes
Langston Hughes by Carl Van Vechten 1936.jpg
1936 photo bi Carl Van Vechten
BornJames Mercer Langston Hughes
1 Februar 1902(1902-02-01)
Joplin, Missouri, Unitit States
Dee'd22 Mey 1967(1967-05-22) (aged 65)
New York Ceety, New York, Unitit States
ThriftPoet, columnist, dramatist, essayist, novelist
EthnicityAfrican American, White American, Native American
Period1926–64

James Mercer Langston Hughes (Februar 1, 1902 – Mey 22, 1967) wis an American poet, social activist, novelist, playwricht, an columnist frae Joplin, Missouri.

He wis ane o the earliest innovators o the then-new leeterar airt form cried jazz poetry. Hughes is best kent as a leader o the Harlem Renaissance in New York Ceety. He famously wrote aboot the period that "the negro wis in vogue", which wis later paraphrased as "when Harlem wis in vogue".[1]

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