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Stanley Crouch

AKA Stanley Lawrence Crouch

Born: 14-Dec-1945
Birthplace: Los Angeles, CA
Died: 16-Sep-2020
Location of death: Bronx, NY
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Columnist, Critic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Jazz critic

Father: James Crouch
Mother: Emma Bea Crouch (d.)
Sister: (accountant)
Brother: (d. 1980 gunshot wound)
Girlfriend: Lynda Obst (ex)
Wife: Samerna (div.)
Daughter: Dawneen
Wife: Gloria Nixon (m. 31-Dec-1994)

    High School: Los Angeles, CA (1963)
    University: East Los Angeles Junior College
    University: Los Angeles Southwest Junior College
    Scholar: Poet-in-Residence, Pitzer College
    Professor: Pomona College

    The Village Voice (1979-88)
    Jazz at Lincoln Center (1991)
    MacArthur Fellowship (1993)
    Risk Factors: Smoking, Asthma

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Author of books:
Ain't No Ambulances for No Nigguhs Tonight (1972)
Notes of a Hanging Judge: Essays and Reviews, 1979-1989 (1990, essays)
The All-American Skin Game, Or the Decoy of Race: The Long and Short of It, 1990-1994 (1995)
Always in Pursuit: Fresh American Perspectives (1999)
Don't the Moon Look Lonesome: A Novel in Blues and Swing (2000, novel)
The Artificial White Man: Essays on Authenticity (2004, essays)
Considering Genius: Writings on Jazz (2006)

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