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DuBose Heyward

DuBose HeywardAKA Edwin Dubose Heyward

Born: 31-Aug-1885
Birthplace: Charleston, SC
Died: 16-Jun-1940
Location of death: Tryon, NC
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Buried, St. Philip's Church Cemetery, Charleston, SC

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Novelist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Porgy

Wife: Dorothy Kuhns (b. 1890, m. 22-Sep-1923, until his death, d. 1961, one child)

    University: College of Charleston
    University: University of South Carolina

Author of books:
Carolina Chansons (1922, poetry, with Hervey Allen)
Skylines and Horizons (1924, poetry)
Jasbo Brown and Selected Poems (1931, poetry)
Porgy (1925, novel)
Angel (1926, novel)
Peter Ashley (1932, novel)
Star-Spangled Virgin (1939, novel)
The Country Bunny and the Little Gold Shoes (1939, juvenile)

Wrote plays:
Porgy (1927)
Mamba's Daughters (1929)
Brass Ankle (1931)



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