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Lorraine Vivian Hansberry
Birth: May 19, 1930
Chicago
Illinois, USA
Death: Jan. 12, 1965

Playwright. She wrote "A Raisin In The Sun" which was made into a movie starring Ruby Dee, Beah Richards and Sidney Portier. The first African American, and the youngest winner of the New York Drama Critic Circle Award (1959). 
 
Burial:
Bethel Cemetery
Croton-on-Hudson
Westchester County
New York, USA
 
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Record added: Jan 01, 2001
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Lorraine Vivian Hansberry
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Lorraine Vivian Hansberry
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Lorraine Vivian Hansberry
Added by: Rick Watson
 
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- Merrileem
 Added: May. 19, 2014
Happy birthday to a very talented lady who will never be forgotten. I am sure there were even greater triumphs had her life not been cut short.
-Anonymous
 Added: May. 19, 2014

- elaine bailey
 Added: May. 19, 2014
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