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Hughes, (James Mercer) Langstonlocked

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(b Joplin, MO, Feb 1, 1902; d New York, May 22, 1967). American writer and poet. He attended Columbia University (1921–2) and Lincoln University, Pennsylvania (BA 1929). His writings include five gospel song-plays, a gospel play – Tambourines to Glory – adapted from his novel (with music by Jobe Huntley), a Christmas cantata, ...

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