Brown, Sterling Allen

Portrait
Born: May 01, 1901 AD
Died: 1989 AD, at 87 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Poets


1909 - Born on the campus of Howard University in Washington D.C. on the 1st of May.

- He was educated at Dunbar High School and graduated as the top student for which he received a scholarship to attend Williams College.

1922 - Continued his studies at Harvard University, receiving an MA a year later.

1929 - Began his teaching career at a number of universities, including Lincoln University and Fisk University, before returning to Howard as a teacher where he remained for forty years.

1932 - First poetry collection published, Southern Road

1969 - Retired from his faculty position at Harvard and returned to his professional career as a poet.

1989 - Died on the 13th of January.

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