Amiri Baraka

Amiri Baraka
1934 - 2014

Amiri Baraka  American Personality

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Amiri Baraka was previously married to Sylvia Robinson and Hettie Cohen (1958 - 1965).

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American Personality Amiri Baraka was born Everett LeRoy Jones on 7th October, 1934 in Newark, New Jersey, United States and passed away on 9th Jan 2014 Newark, New Jersey, United States aged 79. He is most remembered for Preface to a Twenty-Volume Suicide Note (1961), the theatrical triumph Dutchman (1964), the barometric essays collected in Home: Social Essays (1966), and The System of Dante`s Hell (1965). His zodiac sign is Libra.

Amiri Baraka is a member of the following lists: African-American short story writers, 20th-century American dramatists and playwrights and Poets from New Jersey.

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TypeTotalLongestAverageShortest
Married2 51 years, 6 months 29 years, 2 months 6 years, 10 months
Encounter2 - - -
Total4 51 years, 6 months 14 years, 7 months 6 years, 10 months

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First Name Amiri
Last Name Baraka
Full Name at Birth Everett LeRoy Jones
Age 79 (age at death) years
Birthday 7th October, 1934
Birthplace Newark, New Jersey, United States
Died 9th January, 2014
Place of Death Newark, New Jersey, United States
Build Average
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Salt and Pepper
Zodiac Sign Libra
Ethnicity Black
Nationality American
University Rutgers, Columbia University, Howard University, DC, New School for Social Research
Occupation Text Actor, teacher, theater director/producer, writer, activist, poet
Occupation Personality
Claim to Fame Preface to a Twenty-Volume Suicide Note (1961), the theatrical triumph Dutchman (1964), the barometric essays collected in Home: Social Essays (1966), and The System of Dante`s Hell (1965)
Music Genre (Text) Poetry, drama
Official Websites http://amiribaraka.com/

Amiri Baraka (born Everett LeRoi Jones; October 7, 1934 – January 9, 2014), formerly known as LeRoi Jones and Imamu Amear Baraka, was an African-American writer of poetry, drama, fiction, essays and music criticism. He was the author of numerous books of poetry and taught at a number of universities, including the State University of New York at Buffalo and the State University of New York at Stony Brook. He received the PEN Open Book Award, formerly known as the Beyond Margins Award, in 2008 for Tales of the Out and the Gone.

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NameAgeZodiacOccupationNationality
Amiri Baraka79 LibraPersonality
American
Sylvia Robinson-Poet
Hettie Cohen-Poet
Sonia Sanchez83 VirgoPlaywright
American
Larry Neal43 VirgoPoet
American

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Bulworth1998RastamanMovie

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