Langston Hughes

Langston Hughes

Birth
Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri, USA
Death 22 May 1967 (aged 65)
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial Cremated, Other, Specifically: Ashes located under the floor, beneath an engraving of one of his famed poems within the Arthur Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem, New York.
Memorial ID 6166005 · View Source
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Renowned Poet Lauerate of African Americans. He translated the joy, pain and love of African Americans to the world. He is buried at the Schomburg Library of African American Culture in Harlem.

Bio by: Dianne Washington


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Ron Moody
  • Added: 8 Feb 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6166005
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Langston Hughes (1 Feb 1902–22 May 1967), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6166005, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Cremated, Other, who reports a Ashes located under the floor, beneath an engraving of one of his famed poems within the Arthur Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem, New York..