Langston Hughes Quote


Langston Hughes
Picture Source: Wikimedia Commons
Langston HughesShare on Facebook

Born: February 1, 1902

Died: May 22, 1967 (aged 65)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Poet, columnist, dramatist, essayist, lyricist, novelist

Bio: James Mercer Langston Hughes was an American poet, social activist, novelist, playwright, and columnist. He was one of the earliest innovators of the then-new literary art form jazz poetry. Hughes is best known for his work during the Harlem Renaissance. He famously wrote about the period that the negro was in vogue which was later paraphrased as when Harlem was in vogue.

Quote of the day

A facility for quotation covers the absence of original thought.

Popular Authors

Scott Adams
James Thurber
James Joyce
Friedrich Schlegel
Leonardo da Vinci
Gilbert K. Chesterton
Hesiod
Douglas MacArthur
Luc de Clapiers
A. A. Milne
Randall Jarrell
Walter Savage Landor
Geoffrey Chaucer
Samuel Goldwyn
Joseph Joubert
Alfred Hitchcock