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Richard Nugent

Richard NugentAKA Richard Bruce Nugent

Born: 2-Jul-1906
Birthplace: Washington, DC
Died: 27-May-1987
Location of death: Hoboken, NJ
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Gay
Occupation: Author

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Harlem Renaissance writer

A Bohemian and key figure of the Harlem Renaissance, his writings (including poems, plays, and stories) often involved gay themes quite controversial in the African-American community at the time. With Romare Bearden he helped found the Harlem Cultural Council.

Wife: Grace Elisabeth Marr (m. 1952, d. 1969)

    Before Stonewall (15-Sep-1984) · Himself

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