1885 - 1940
DuBose Heyward American Playwright
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DuBose Heyward was previously married to Dorothy Heyward (1923).
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54 (age at death) years
31st August, 1885
Charleston, South Carolina, United States
16th June, 1940
Edwin DuBose Heyward (August 31, 1885 – June 16, 1940) was an American author best known for his 1925 novel Porgy. He and his wife Dorothy, a playwright, adapted it as a 1927 play of the same name. The couple worked with composer George Gershwin to adapt the work as the 1935 opera Porgy and Bess. It was later adapted as a 1959 film of the same name.
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