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Countee Cullen

Countee CullenAKA Countee Porter Cullen

Born: 30-May-1903
Birthplace: Louisville, KY
Died: 9-Jan-1946
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, NY

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Bisexual
Occupation: Poet

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Harlem Renaissance poet

Wife: Yolande Du Bois (dau. of W. E. B. Du Bois, m. 1928, div. 1930)
Wife: Ida Robertson

    High School: DeWitt Clinton High School, Bronx, NY
    University: BA, New York University (1925)
    University: MA, Harvard University (1926)
    Teacher: P.S. 139, Harlem, NY

    Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity
    Phi Beta Kappa Society
    Guggenheim Fellowship

Author of books:
Color (1925, poetry)
Copper Sun (1927, poetry)
The Ballad of the Brown Girl (1928, poetry)
The Black Christ and Other Poems (1929, poetry)
One Way to Heaven (1932, novel)
The Medea and Some Poems (1935, poetry)


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