Langston Hughes
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Born: February 1, 1902

Died: May 22, 1967 (age 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.

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