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Nat Hentoff

Nat HentoffAKA Nathan Irving Hentoff

Born: 10-Jun-1925
Birthplace: Boston, MA
Died: 7-Jan-2017
Location of death: Manhattan, NY
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Critic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Jazz Life

Father: Simon Hentoff
Mother: Lena Katzenberg
Wife: Miriam Sargent (m. 1950, div.)
Wife: Trudi Bernstein (m. 1954, div.)
Wife: Margot Goodman (m. 1959, until his death)
Daughter: Jessica
Daughter: Miranda
Son: Nicholas
Son: Thomas

    High School: Boston Latin School
    University: BA, Northeastern University (1945)
    University: Harvard University

    Bill of Rights Defense Committee Advisory Board
    Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press Steering Committee
    NEA Jazz Master 2004
    Assisted by the ACLU (Jan-1972)

    Lake of Fire (9-Sep-2006) · Himself
    Sweet and Lowdown (4-Sep-1999) · Himself
    Lenny Bruce: Swear to Tell the Truth (21-Oct-1998) · Himself
    A Great Day in Harlem (27-Sep-1994) · Himself

Author of books:
The Jazz Life (1975)
Does Anybody Give a Damn? Nat Hentoff on Education (1977)
Does This School Have Capital Punishment? (1981)
The Day They Came to Arrest the Book (1982)
The Man from Internal Affairs (1985)
Free Speech for Me -- But Not for Thee: How the American Left and Right Relentlessly Censor Each Other (1993)
Listen to the Stories: Nat Hentoff on Jazz and Country Music (1995)
Speaking Freely (1997, memoir)
Living the Bill of Rights: How to Be an Authentic American (1998)
Boston Boy: Growing up with Jazz and Other Rebellious Passions (2001)
The War on the Bill of Rights and the Gathering Resistance (2003)
American Music Is (2004)

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