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Williams, Thomas Lanier (Williams, Tennessee)

Born: 1911 AD
Died: 1983 AD, at 71 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Authors, Dramatist, Playwrights, Poets


1911 - Born on March 25th in Columbus, Mississippi.

1936-1937 - Studied at Washington University in St. Louis.

1938 - Received his B.A. degree from the University of Iowa.

1945 - He wrote the play "The Glass Menagerie".

1947 - Wrote the play "A Streetcar Named Desire".

1948-1955 - Received the Pulitzer Prize for Drama for A Streetcar Named Desire and Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.

         - Wrote "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof".

1959 - Wrote the play "Sweet Bird of Youth".

1979 - Received the Kennedy Center Honor.

1980 - Wrote the play "Clothes for a Summer Hotel".

1983 - Died from choking on February 23rd in Hotel Elysee, New York City.


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