Langston Hughes, born on February 1,1902 in Joplin,Missouri.His parents soon separated at his birth.
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When Langstons parents were separated his mother was moving and Langstons was raised by his grandmother,Mary,In langstons early teens his grandmother passed away
Langstons went to school in Lawrence where his teacher first introduced him to poetry,Langston graduated from high school in 1920.
Death and legacy
Langston Hughes 1902-1967 Poet
Langston retured to washington D.C to work various jobs like as a busboy.He also was a seaman traveling to Africa and Europe.
Langstons first poetry was the "weary Blues", published in 1926.1925 he showed his poems to Vachel Lindsay. Langstons Hughes lived as a writer,portraying African Americans life.Montage of dream differed.
May,22,1927,Langston Hughes passed away due to prostate cancer.His funeral contained the way of spoken eulogy filled with jazz and blues.His ashes were interred beneath the entrance of the Arthur Schomburg center.The marking spot features a line from Hughes poem "The negro speaks of rivers,My soul has grown deep like the rivers.Volumes of his work continue to translate over the world.