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Sterling Allen Brown


An African-American poet and writer of the Twentieth Hundred years, he is very best remembered for such poetry choices as Southern Street as well as the Last Trip of Wild Costs. His functions of literary criticism consist of Negro Poetry as well as the Negro Caravan. His dad, a previous slave, trained in the Divinity College at Howard College or university. Sterling Brown was created for the Howard campus, and he afterwards researched at Williams University and Harvard College or university. His poetry was inspired with the African-American musical genres of jazz as well as the blues. He wedded Daisy Turnbull in 1927. He and Turnbull eventually adopted two kids. Writer Toni Morrison was one of is own students.

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Full Name Sterling Brown
Date Of Birth May 1, 1901
Place Of Birth Washington, DC
Profession Poet
Education Harvard University, Williams College, Dunbar High School
Nationality American
Spouse Daisy Turnbull
Awards Robert Frost Medal, National Poetry Series, Guggenheim Fellowship for Creative Arts, US & Canada
Star Sign Taurus

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The Abandon2012TV SeriesKendall (2012)
My Last Day2010/IShortTyrone
Army Wives2008TV SeriesRoland / Roland Burton
Angels in America2003TV Mini-SeriesOrderly
Third Watch2002-2003TV SeriesDade



Debt Collectors2012TV Series special thanks - 2 episodes



After Winter: Sterling Brown1985DocumentaryHimself

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