Category:August Wilson

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August Wilson 
American playwright
Wikipedia
Date of birth 27 April 1945
Pittsburgh
Date of death 2 October 2005
Seattle
Manner of death
  • natural causes
Cause of death
Place of burial
  • Greenwood Cemetery
Country of citizenship
Educated at
Occupation
  • playwright
  • screenwriter
  • poet
Member of
  • American Academy of Arts and Letters
  • American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Spouse
  • Constanza Romero (1994 – 2 October 2005)
Award received
  • John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship
  • National Humanities Medal
  • Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Play (1987)
  • Pulitzer Prize for Drama (1987, Fences)
  • Tony Award for Best Play (1987, Carole Shorenstein Hays)
  • Whiting Award (1986)
  • Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Play (1990)
  • Pulitzer Prize for Drama (1990, The Piano Lesson)
  • St. Louis Literary Award (1991)
  • American Book Awards (1992, Amiri Baraka, William B. Branch)
  • Laurence Olivier Award for Best New Play (2002)
  • Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards (2005)
  • Black Literary Hall Of Fame (1999)
  • Black Filmmakers Hall of Fame (1991)
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