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Romare Bearden

Romare BeardenAKA Fred Romare Harry Bearden

Born: 2-Sep-1911
Birthplace: Charlotte, NC
Died: 12-Mar-1988
Location of death: New York City [1]
Cause of death: Cancer - unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Painter

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Collagist

Military service: US Army (Apr-1942 to May-1945)


[1] New York Hospital, New York City.

Father: Richard Howard Bearden
Mother: Bessye Johnson Bearden (d. 16-Sep-1943, pneumonia)
Wife: Nanette Rohan (m. 4-Sep-1954, d. 1996)

    High School: Peabody High School, Pittsburgh, PA (1929)
    University: Lincoln University Pennsylvania
    University: Boston University
    University: BS Education, New York University (1935)
    University: Art Students League of New York
    University: Sorbonne, Paris, France

    ASCAP 22-Mar-1955
    National Medal of Arts 1987
    Coma six weeks (27-Jan-1988)


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